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Matthew 3

Mat 3:1 It was in those days that John the Immerser came along, proclaiming in the Judean wilderness,
Mat 3:2 “Change your minds, for the kingdom of the heavens has arrived!”
Mat 3:3 He was the one mentioned by the prophet Isaiah: “A voice calls out in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the road for the Master! Straighten his paths!’ ”
Mat 3:4 John dressed himself with cloth made from camel hair, his belt was made of leather, and he lived on locusts and wild honey.
Mat 3:5 Then everyone from Jerusalem, Judea, and the area around the Jordan went out to him.
Mat 3:6 They were immersed by him in the Jordan River as they admitted their faults.
Mat 3:7 But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was immersing, he said to them, “You den of poisonous snakes! Who advised you to run away from impending doom?
Mat 3:8 Prove that you’ve changed your minds.
Mat 3:9 And don’t think to yourselves, ‘Our father is Abraham!’ For I tell you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham out of these stones!
Mat 3:10 “The ax is already poised to strike the root of the tree, and any tree not producing good fruit is to be chopped down and thrown into the fire.
Mat 3:11 I do indeed immerse you in water to signify a change of mind. But after me comes someone stronger than I am, whose shoes I am unworthy to carry, and he will immerse you in the Holy Spirit and fire.
Mat 3:12 He has a broom in his hand, and he is about to sweep the floor clean! He will collect his grain and store it away, but the chaff will be burned in a fire that cannot be extinguished.”
Mat 3:13 Jesus came from Galilee to be immersed by John in the Jordan.
Mat 3:14 But John objected, “I’m the one who needs to be immersed by you, yet you come to me?”
Mat 3:15 “It has to be this way for now,” replied Jesus, “for we must do what is right.”
Mat 3:16 So he consented to immerse him. And immediately as Jesus came up out of the water, suddenly the heavens opened up, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and landing on him.
Mat 3:17 At that moment there was a voice from heaven saying, “This is my dear son; I am quite pleased with him!”
Mat 3:1 εν δε ταις ἡμεραις εκειναις παραγινεται ιωαννης ὁ βαπτιστης κηρυσσων εν τη ερημω της ιουδαιας
Mat 3:2 και λεγων μετανοειτε ηγγικεν γαρ ἡ βασιλεια των ουρανων
Mat 3:3 οὑτος γαρ εστιν ὁ ῥηθεις δια ησαϊου του προφητου λεγοντος φωνη βοωντος εν τη ερημω ἑτοιμασατε την ὁδον κυριου ευθειας ποιειτε τας τριβους αυτου
Mat 3:4 αυτος δε ὁ ιωαννης ειχεν το ενδυμα αυτου απο τριχων καμηλου και ζωνην δερματινην περι την οσφυν αυτου ἡ δε τροφη ην αυτου ακριδες και μελι αγριον
Mat 3:5 τοτε εξεπορευετο προς αυτον ἱεροσολυμα και πασα ἡ ιουδαια και πασα ἡ περιχωρος του ιορδανου
Mat 3:6 και εβαπτιζοντο εν τω ιορδανη ποταμω ὑπ᾽ αυτου εξομολογουμενοι τας ἁμαρτιας αυτων
Mat 3:7 ιδων δε πολλους των φαρισαιων και σαδδουκαιων ερχομενους επι το βαπτισμα αυτου ειπεν αυτοις γεννηματα εχιδνων τις ὑπεδειξεν ὑμιν φυγειν απο της μελλουσης οργης
Mat 3:8 ποιησατε ουν καρπον αξιον της μετανοιας
Mat 3:9 και μη δοξητε λεγειν εν ἑαυτοις πατερα εχομεν τον αβρααμ λεγω γαρ ὑμιν ὁτι δυναται ὁ θεος εκ των λιθων τουτων εγειραι τεκνα τω αβρααμ
Mat 3:10 ηδη δε ἡ αξινη προς την ῥιζαν των δενδρων κειται παν ουν δενδρον μη ποιουν καρπον καλον εκκοπτεται και εις πυρ βαλλεται
Mat 3:11 εγω μεν ὑμας βαπτιζω εν ὑδατι εις μετανοιαν ὁ δε οπισω μου ερχομενος ισχυροτερος μου εστιν οὑ ουκ ειμι ἱκανος τα ὑποδηματα βαστασαι αυτος ὑμας βαπτισει εν πνευματι ἁγιω και πυρι
Mat 3:12 οὑ το πτυον εν τη χειρι αυτου και διακαθαριει την ἁλωνα αυτου και συναξει τον σιτον αυτου εις την αποθηκην το δε αχυρον κατακαυσει πυρι ασβεστω
Mat 3:13 παραγινεται ὁ ιησους απο της γαλιλαιας επι τον ιορδανην προς τον ιωαννην του βαπτισθηναι ὑπ᾽ αυτου
Mat 3:14 ὁ δε ιωαννης διεκωλυεν αυτον λεγων εγω χρειαν εχω ὑπο σου βαπτισθηναι και συ ερχη προς με
Mat 3:15 αποκριθεις δε ὁ ιησους ειπεν προς αυτον αφες αρτι οὑτως γαρ πρεπον εστιν ἡμιν πληρωσαι πασαν δικαιοσυνην τοτε αφιησιν αυτον
Mat 3:16 βαπτισθεις δε ὁ ιησους ευθυς ανεβη απο του ὑδατος και ιδου ηνεωχθησαν αυτω οἱ ουρανοι και ειδεν το πνευμα του θεου καταβαινον ὡσει περιστεραν και ερχομενον επ᾽ αυτον
Mat 3:17 και ιδου φωνη εκ των ουρανων λεγουσα οὑτος εστιν ὁ υἱος μου ὁ αγαπητος εν ὡ ευδοκησα