The Baptism and Testing of Jesus(A)(B)

At that time Jesus came from Nazareth(C) in Galilee and was baptized by John(D) in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.(E) 11 And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son,(F) whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”(G)

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The Baptism and Genealogy of Jesus(A)(B)

21 When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying,(C) heaven was opened

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22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him(A) in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son,(B) whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”(C)

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31 I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel.”

32 Then John gave this testimony: “I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him.(A) 33 And I myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water(B) told me, ‘The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.’(C) 34 I have seen and I testify that this is God’s Chosen One.”[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:34 See Isaiah 42:1; many manuscripts is the Son of God.