Matthew 3:13
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New Living Translation
Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John.

King James Bible
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.

Darby Bible Translation
Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him;

World English Bible
Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.

Young's Literal Translation
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,

Matthew 3:13 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:13 Mark 1:9; Luke 3:21

Matthew 3:13 Parallel Commentaries

John the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
(in the Wilderness of Judæa, and on the Banks of the Jordan, Occupying Several Months, Probably a.d. 25 or 26.) ^A Matt. III. 1-12; ^B Mark I. 1-8; ^C Luke III. 1-18. ^b 1 The beginning of the gospel [John begins his Gospel from eternity, where the Word is found coexistent with God. Matthew begins with Jesus, the humanly generated son of Abraham and David, born in the days of Herod the king. Luke begins with the birth of John the Baptist, the Messiah's herald; and Mark begins with the ministry
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Jesus Baptized by John in the Jordan.
(Jordan East of Jericho, Spring of a.d. 27.) ^A Matt. III. 13-17; ^B Mark I. 9-11; ^C Luke III. 21-23. ^b 9 And { ^a 13 Then} ^b it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came { ^a cometh} ^b from Nazareth of Galilee, ^a to the Jordan [Tradition fixes upon a ford of Jordan east of Jericho as the place where Jesus was baptized. It is the same section of the river which opened for the passage of Israel under Joshua, and later for Elijah and Elisha. This ford is seventy or eighty miles from Nazareth]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

In the Fifteenth Year of Tiberius Cæsar and under the Pontificate of Annas and Caiaphas - a Voice in the Wilderness
THERE is something grand, even awful, in the almost absolute silence which lies upon the thirty years between the Birth and the first Messianic Manifestation of Jesus. In a narrative like that of the Gospels, this must have been designed; and, if so, affords presumptive evidence of the authenticity of what follows, and is intended to teach, that what had preceded concerned only the inner History of Jesus, and the preparation of the Christ. At last that solemn silence was broken by an appearance,
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Baptism of Jesus: Its Higher Meaning.
The more we think of it, the better do we seem to understand how that Voice crying in the wilderness: Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand,' awakened echoes throughout the land, and brought from city, village, and hamlet strangest hearers. For once, every distinction was levelled. Pharisee and Sadducee, outcast publican and semi-heathen soldier, met here as on common ground. Their bond of union was the common hope of Israel' - the only hope that remained: that of the Kingdom.' The long winter
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Matthew 2:22
But when he learned that the new ruler of Judea was Herod's son Archelaus, he was afraid to go there. Then, after being warned in a dream, he left for the region of Galilee.

Matthew 3:6
And when they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River.

Matthew 3:14
But John tried to talk him out of it. "I am the one who needs to be baptized by you," he said, "so why are you coming to me?"

Mark 1:9
One day Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and John baptized him in the Jordan River.

Luke 3:21
One day when the crowds were being baptized, Jesus himself was baptized. As he was praying, the heavens opened,

Luke 3:22
and the Holy Spirit, in bodily form, descended on him like a dove. And a voice from heaven said, "You are my dearly loved Son, and you bring me great joy."

John 1:31
I did not recognize him as the Messiah, but I have been baptizing with water so that he might be revealed to Israel."

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