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Matthew 3:16 New Living Translation (NLT)

16 After his baptism, as Jesus came up out of the water, the heavens were opened[a] and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and settling on him.


  1. 3:16 Some manuscripts read opened to him.
New Living Translation (NLT)

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Matthew 3:16 Amplified Bible (AMP)

16 After Jesus was baptized, He came up immediately out of the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he (John) saw the [a]Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him (Jesus),


  1. Matthew 3:16 The descent of the Holy Spirit identified Jesus in His humanity for His ministry as the Messiah.
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