After this, Jesus and his disciples went out into the Judean countryside, where he spent some time with them, and baptized.1
Now John2 also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water, and people were constantly coming to be baptized.
(This was before John was put in prison.)3
An argument developed between some of John's disciples and a certain Jew over the matter of ceremonial washing.4
They came to John and said to him, "Rabbi,5 that man who was with you on the other side of the Jordan--the one you testified6 about--well, he is baptizing, and everyone is going to him."
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