135ThenJesusarrived6from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him.
But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I haveneed to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?"
But Jesusansweringsaid to him, "Permit it at thistime; for in thisway it is fitting for us 7to fulfillallrighteousness."Then he permitted Him.
After being baptized, Jesuscame up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and a8he saw the Spirit of Goddescending as a dove and blighting on Him,
and behold, a voice out of the heavenssaid, "9This is cMy belovedSon, in whom I amwell-pleased."