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 18    JESUS  is  BAPTIZED 
Matt 3   Mark 1  Luke 3
    9 <And it happened>


<Now it happened>
          when all the people
13 Then Jesus <went>   in those days Jesus came    
  from Galilee   from Nazareth of Galilee    
  to the Jordan* to John,   and was baptized* by John   were baptized,
  to be baptized* by him.   in the Jordan.*    
14 John would have prevented him,        
  "I need to be baptized by you,        
  and do you come to me?"        
15 But Jesus answered him,        
  "Let it be so now;        
  for thus it is fitting for us        
  to fulfill all righteousness."        
  Then he consented.        
16  And when 10  And when   and when
  Jesus was baptized,       Jesus also had been baptized
          and was praying,
  he went up immediately *   he came up    
  from the water,   out of the water,    
  and behold,   immediately* he saw*    
  the heavens were opened   the heavens <split>   the heaven was opened,
  and he saw* [the] Spirit of God   and the Spirit 22 and the Holy Spirit
  descending like a dove,   descending upon him    descended upon him
  and alighting on him;   like a dove;   in bodily form, as a dove,
17 and lo, a voice 11 and a voice came   and a voice came
  from <the heavens,>   from <the heavens,>   from heaven,
  "This is my beloved Son,   "Thou art my beloved Son;   "Thou art my beloved Son;
  with whom I am well pleased."   with thee I am well pleased."   with thee I am well pleased."


Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black  Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel text in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
[the] RSV wording; not in Greek text.
<And> RSV wording altered to reflect Greek
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