Luke 3:16-26 CSB

16 John answered them all, "I baptize you witha water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to untie the strap of His sandals. He will baptize you withb the Holy Spirit and fire.

References for Luke 3:16

      17 His winnowing shovelc is in His hand to clear His threshing floor and gather the wheat into His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with a fire that never goes out."

      References for Luke 3:17

        • o 3:17 - A wooden farm implement used to toss threshed grain into the wind so the lighter chaff would blow away and separate from the heavier grain
          18 Then, along with many other exhortations, he proclaimed good news to the people.
          19 But Herod the tetrarch, being rebuked by him about Herodias, his brother's wife, and about all the evil things Herod had done,
          20 added this to everything else-he locked John up in prison.

          The Baptism of Jesus

          21 When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,

          References for Luke 3:21

              22 and the Holy Spirit descended on Him in a physical appearance like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: You are My beloved Son. I take delight in You!

              The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

              23 As He began [His ministry], Jesus was about 30 years old and was thought to bed the son of Joseph, [son]e of Heli,

              References for Luke 3:23

                • p 3:23 - People did not know about His virgin birth; Lk 1:26-38; Mt 1:18-25
                • q 3:23 - The relationship in some cases may be more distant than a son.
                  24 [son] of Matthat, [son] of Levi, [son] of Melchi, [son] of Jannai, [son] of Joseph,
                  25 [son] of Mattathias, [son] of Amos, [son] of Nahum, [son] of Esli, [son] of Naggai,
                  26 [son] of Maath, [son] of Mattathias, [son] of Semein, [son] of Josech, [son] of Joda,