"His 1winnowing fork is in His hand to thoroughly clear His threshing floor, and to gather the wheat into His barn; but He will burn up the chaff with 2unquenchable fire."
So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people.
But when 3Herod the tetrarch was reprimanded by him because of 4Herodias, his brother's wife, and because of all the wicked things which 5Herod had done,
Herod also added this to them all: 6he locked John up in prison.
7Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was 8praying, heaven was opened,
and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice came out of heaven, "9You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."
10When He began His ministry, Jesus Himself was about thirty years of age, being, as was supposed, the son of 11Joseph, the son of Eli,
the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the son of Jannai, the son of Joseph,
the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos, the son of Nahum, the son of Hesli, the son of Naggai,
the son of Maath, the son of Mattathias, the son of Semein, the son of Josech, the son of Joda,
the son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa, 12the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, the son of Neri,