Luke 3:18

18 And with many other words John exhorted the people and proclaimed the good news to them.

Luke 3:18 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
18 And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the people.
English Standard Version (ESV)
18 So with many other exhortations he preached good news to the people.
New Living Translation (NLT)
18 John used many such warnings as he announced the Good News to the people.
The Message Bible (MSG)
18 There was a lot more of this - words that gave strength to the people, words that put heart in them. The Message!
American Standard Version (ASV)
18 With many other exhortations therefore preached he good tidings unto the people;
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
18 With many other encouraging words, he told the Good News to the people.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
18 Then, along with many other exhortations, he proclaimed good news to the people.
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
18 John said many other things to warn the people. He also preached the good news to them.

Luke 3:18 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 3:18

And many other thing's
Relating to the person and office of the Messiah, to the nature of his kingdom, the Gospel dispensation, and to faith in him; for he pointed him out to the people, and exhorted them to believe in him, and expressed much joy and pleasure on the hearing of his success and increase; and these, with others beside, in his "exhortation", or whilst he was

or "comforting", preached he unto the people:
publishing the Gospel, the good news, and glad tidings of the Messiah's being come, and of life, righteousness, and salvation by him.

Luke 3:18 In-Context

16 John answered them all, “I baptize you with water. But one who is more powerful than I will come, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
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.”
18 And with many other words John exhorted the people and proclaimed the good news to them.
19 But when John rebuked Herod the tetrarch because of his marriage to Herodias, his brother’s wife, and all the other evil things he had done,
20 Herod added this to them all: He locked John up in prison.
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