Parallel Bible results for Matthew 3:13-17

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Matthew 3:13-17

NRS 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. NIV 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. NRS 14 John would have prevented him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" NIV 14 But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" NRS 15 But Jesus answered him, "Let it be so now; for it is proper for us in this way to fulfill all righteousness." Then he consented. NIV 15 Jesus replied, "Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness." Then John consented. NRS 16 And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. NIV 16 As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him. NRS 17 And a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased." NIV 17 And a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased."