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Luke 3 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - And in the fifteenth year of the government of Tiberius Caesar -- Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother, tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene --
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - Annas and Caiaphas being chief priests -- there came a word of God unto John the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:3 - and he came to all the region round the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - as it hath been written in the scroll of the words of Isaiah the prophet, saying, 'A voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight make ye His paths;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:5 - every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straightness, and the rough become smooth ways;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:6 - and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:7 - Then said he to the multitudes coming forth to be baptised by him, 'Brood of vipers! who did prompt you to flee from the coming wrath?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - make, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have a father -- Abraham; for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - and already also the axe unto the root of the trees is laid, every tree, therefore, not making good fruit is cut down, and to fire it is cast.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:10 - And the multitudes were questioning him, saying, 'What, then, shall we do?'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:11 - and he answering saith to them, 'He having two coats -- let him impart to him having none, and he having victuals -- in like manner let him do.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:12 - And there came also tax-gatherers to be baptised, and they said unto him, 'Teacher, what shall we do?'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:13 - and he said unto them, 'Exact no more than that directed you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:14 - And questioning him also were those warring, saying, 'And we, what shall we do?' and he said unto them, 'Do violence to no one, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:15 - And the people are looking forward, and all are reasoning in their hearts concerning John, whether or not he may be the Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:16 - John answered, saying to all, 'I indeed with water do baptise you, but he cometh who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to loose the latchet of his sandals -- he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and with fire;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:17 - whose winnowing shovel is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor, and will gather the wheat to his storehouse, and the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:18 - And, therefore, indeed with many other things, exhorting, he was proclaiming good news to the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:19 - and Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him concerning Herodias the wife of Philip his brother, and concerning all the evils that Herod did,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:20 - added also this to all, that he shut up John in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:21 - And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - and the Holy Spirit came down in a bodily appearance, as if a dove, upon him, and a voice came out of heaven, saying, 'Thou art My Son -- the Beloved, in thee I did delight.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:23 - And Jesus himself was beginning to be about thirty years of age, being, as was supposed, son of Joseph,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:24 - the son of Eli, the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the son of Janna, the son of Joseph,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:25 - the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos, the son of Naum, the son of Esli,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:26 - the son of Naggai, the son of Maath, the son of Mattathias, the son of Semei, the son of Joseph, the son of Juda,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:27 - the son of Joanna, the son of Rhesa, the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:28 - the son of Neri, the son of Melchi, the son of Addi, the son of Cosam, the son of Elmodam, the son of Er,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:29 - the son of Jose, the son of Eliezer, the son of Jorim, the son of Matthat,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:30 - the son of Levi, the son of Simeon, the son of Juda, the son of Joseph, the son of Jonan, the son of Eliakim,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:31 - the son of Melea, the son of Mainan, the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:32 - the son of David, the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Booz, the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:33 - the son of Amminadab, the son of Aram, the son of Esrom, the son of Pharez,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:34 - the son of Judah, 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,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:36 - the son of Salah, 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 Mahalaleel,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:38 - the son of Cainan, the son of Enos, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God.
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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