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Luke 3

ESV 1 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, NIV 1 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar--when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene-- ESV 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness. NIV 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the desert. ESV 3 And he went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. NIV 3 He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. ESV 4 As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. NIV 4 As is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: "A voice of one calling in the desert, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him. ESV 5 Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough places shall become level ways, NIV 5 Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low. The crooked roads shall become straight, the rough ways smooth. ESV 6 and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.'" NIV 6 And all mankind will see God's salvation.' " ESV 7 He said therefore to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? NIV 7 John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? ESV 8 Bear fruits in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham. NIV 8 Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. ESV 9 Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." NIV 9 The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire." ESV 10 And the crowds asked him, "What then shall we do?" NIV 10 "What should we do then?" the crowd asked. ESV 11 And he answered them, "Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise." NIV 11 John answered, "The man with two tunics should share with him who has none, and the one who has food should do the same." ESV 12 Tax collectors also came to be baptized and said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?" NIV 12 Tax collectors also came to be baptized. "Teacher," they asked, "what should we do?" ESV 13 And he said to them, "Collect no more than you are authorized to do." NIV 13 "Don't collect any more than you are required to," he told them. ESV 14 Soldiers also asked him, "And we, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages." NIV 14 Then some soldiers asked him, "And what should we do?" He replied, "Don't extort money and don't accuse people falsely--be content with your pay." ESV 15 As the people were in expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Christ, NIV 15 The people were waiting expectantly and were all wondering in their hearts if John might possibly be the Christ. ESV 16 John answered them all, saying, "I baptize you with water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. NIV 16 John answered them all, "I baptize you with water. But one more powerful than I will come, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. ESV 17 His winnowing fork is in his hand, to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire." NIV 17 His winnowing fork is in his hand to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his barn, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." ESV 18 So with many other exhortations he preached good news to the people. NIV 18 And with many other words John exhorted the people and preached the good news to them. ESV 19 But Herod the tetrarch, who had been reproved by him for Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the evil things that Herod had done, NIV 19 But when John rebuked Herod the tetrarch because of Herodias, his brother's wife, and all the other evil things he had done, ESV 20 added this to them all, that he locked up John in prison. NIV 20 Herod added this to them all: He locked John up in prison. ESV 21 Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened, NIV 21 When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened ESV 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased." NIV 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased." ESV 23 Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli, NIV 23 Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry. He was the son, so it was thought, of Joseph, the son of Heli, ESV 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the son of Jannai, the son of Joseph, NIV 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melki, the son of Jannai, the son of Joseph, ESV 25 the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos, the son of Nahum, the son of Esli, the son of Naggai, NIV 25 the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos, the son of Nahum, the son of Esli, the son of Naggai, ESV 26 the son of Maath, the son of Mattathias, the son of Semein, the son of Josech, the son of Joda, NIV 26 the son of Maath, the son of Mattathias, the son of Semein, the son of Josech, the son of Joda, ESV 27 the son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa, the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, the son of Neri, NIV 27 the son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa, the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, the son of Neri, ESV 28 the son of Melchi, the son of Addi, the son of Cosam, the son of Elmadam, the son of Er, NIV 28 the son of Melki, the son of Addi, the son of Cosam, the son of Elmadam, the son of Er, ESV 29 the son of Joshua, the son of Eliezer, the son of Jorim, the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, NIV 29 the son of Joshua, the son of Eliezer, the son of Jorim, the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, ESV 30 the son of Simeon, the son of Judah, the son of Joseph, the son of Jonam, the son of Eliakim, NIV 30 the son of Simeon, the son of Judah, the son of Joseph, the son of Jonam, the son of Eliakim, ESV 31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna, the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan, the son of David, NIV 31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna, the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan, the son of David, ESV 32 the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Sala, the son of Nahshon, NIV 32 the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon, ESV 33 the son of Amminadab, the son of Admin, the son of Arni, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah, NIV 33 the son of Amminadab, the son of Ram, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah, ESV 34 the son of Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, the son of Terah, the son of Nahor, NIV 34 the son of Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, the son of Terah, the son of Nahor, ESV 35 the son of Serug, the son of Reu, the son of Peleg, the son of Eber, the son of Shelah, NIV 35 the son of Serug, the son of Reu, the son of Peleg, the son of Eber, the son of Shelah, ESV 36 the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech, NIV 36 the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech, ESV 37 the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the son of Jared, the son of Mahalaleel, the son of Cainan, NIV 37 the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the son of Jared, the son of Mahalalel, the son of Kenan, ESV 38 the son of Enos, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God. NIV 38 the son of Enosh, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God.