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John 1:19-34

NRS 19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" NIV 19 Now this was John's testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. NRS 20 He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, "I am not the Messiah." NIV 20 He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, "I am not the Christ. " NRS 21 And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" He answered, "No." NIV 21 They asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No." NRS 22 Then they said to him, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?" NIV 22 Finally they said, "Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself ?" NRS 23 He said, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, "Make straight the way of the Lord,' " as the prophet Isaiah said. NIV 23 John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, "I am the voice of one calling in the desert, 'Make straight the way for the Lord.' " NRS 24 Now they had been sent from the Pharisees. NIV 24 Now some Pharisees who had been sent NRS 25 They asked him, "Why then are you baptizing if you are neither the Messiah, nor Elijah, nor the prophet?" NIV 25 questioned him, "Why then do you baptize if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?" NRS 26 John answered them, "I baptize with water. Among you stands one whom you do not know, NIV 26 "I baptize with water," John replied, "but among you stands one you do not know. NRS 27 the one who is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandal." NIV 27 He is the one who comes after me, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie." NRS 28 This took place in Bethany across the Jordan where John was baptizing. NIV 28 This all happened at Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was baptizing. NRS 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, "Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! NIV 29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! NRS 30 This is he of whom I said, "After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me because he was before me.' NIV 30 This is the one I meant when I said, 'A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' NRS 31 I myself did not know him; but I came baptizing with water for this reason, that he might be revealed to Israel." NIV 31 I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel." NRS 32 And John testified, "I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him. NIV 32 Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him. NRS 33 I myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water said to me, "He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain is the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.' NIV 33 I would not have known him, except that the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.' NRS 34 And I myself have seen and have testified that this is the Son of God." NIV 34 I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God."