Parallel Bible results for Matthew 3:13-17

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Matthew 3:13-17

RSV 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. NIV 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. RSV 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?" RSV 15 But Jesus answered him, "Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil 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. RSV 16 And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened 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. RSV 17 and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, "This is my beloved Son, 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."