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Luke 3 :: New English Translation (NET)

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(Mat 3:1–6; Mar 1:2–6; Jhn 1:19–23 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:3 - He went into all the region around the Jordan River, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "The voice of one shouting in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:5 - Every valley will be filled, and every mountain and hill will be brought low, and the crooked will be made straight, and the rough ways will be made smooth,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:6 - and all humanity will see the salvation of God.'"
(Mat 3:7–12; Mar 1:7, 8; Jhn 1:24–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:7 - So John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance, and don't begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these stones!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:10 - So the crowds were asking him, "What then should we do?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:11 - John answered them, "The person who has two tunics must share with the person who has none, and the person who has food must do likewise."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:12 - Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:13 - He told them, "Collect no more than you are required to."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:14 - Then some soldiers also asked him, "And as for us - what should we do?" He told them, "Take money from no one by violence or by false accusation, and be content with your pay."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:15 - While the people were filled with anticipation and they all wondered whether perhaps John could be the Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:16 - John answered them all, "I baptize you with water, but one more powerful than I am is coming - I am not worthy to untie the strap of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:17 - His winnowing fork is in his hand to clean out his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his storehouse, but the chaff he will burn up with inextinguishable fire."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:18 - And in this way, with many other exhortations, John proclaimed good news to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:19 - But when John rebuked Herod the tetrarch because of Herodias, his brother's wife, and because of all the evil deeds that he had done,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:20 - Herod added this to them all: He locked up John in prison.
(Mat 3:13–17; Mar 1:9–11; Jhn 1:29–34 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:21 - Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. And while he was praying, the heavens opened,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my one dear Son; in you I take great delight."
(Gen 5:1–32; 11:10–26; Rth 4:18–22; 1Ch 1:1–4, 24–27, 34; 2:1–15; Mat 1:2–16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:23 - So Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years old. He was the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:24 - the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the son of Jannai, the son of Joseph,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:25 - the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos, the son of Nahum, the son of Esli, the son of Naggai,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:26 - the son of Maath, the son of Mattathias, the son of Semein, the son of Josech, the son of Joda,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:27 - the son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa, the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, the son of Neri,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:28 - the son of Melchi, the son of Addi, the son of Cosam, the son of Elmadam, the son of Er,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:29 - the son of Joshua, the son of Eliezer, the son of Jorim, the son of Matthat, the son of Levi,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:30 - the son of Simeon, the son of Judah, the son of Joseph, the son of Jonam, the son of Eliakim,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:31 - the son of Melea, the son of Menna, the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan, the son of David,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:32 - the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Sala, the son of Nahshon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:33 - the son of Amminadab, the son of Admin, the son of Arni, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:34 - the son of Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, the son of Terah, the son of Nahor,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:35 - the son of Serug, the son of Reu, the son of Peleg, the son of Eber, the son of Shelah,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:36 - the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:37 - the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the son of Jared, the son of Mahalalel, the son of Kenan,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:38 - the son of Enosh, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God.
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