Matthew 3:1-6 DBY

1 Now in those days comes John the baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, a

References for Matthew 3:1

    • v 3:1 - See Josh. 15.61.
      2 and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.
      3 For this is he who has been spoken of through Esaias the prophet, saying, b Voice of him that crieth in the wilderness: prepare ye the way of [the] Lord, c make straight his paths.

      References for Matthew 3:3

        • w 3:3 - Isa. 40.3.
        • x 3:3 - Used as a name for Jehovah. See Note ch. 1.20.
          4 And John himself had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and wild honey.
          5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan,
          6 and were baptised by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.