John 4 :2

John 4 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

(Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)

King James Version (KJV)

(Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)

American Standard Version (ASV)

(although Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples),

Basic English Translation (BBE)

(Though, in fact, it was his disciples who gave baptism, not Jesus himself),

Webster's Revision

(Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)

World English Bible

(although Jesus himself didn't baptize, but his disciples),

English Revised Version (ERV)

(although Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples),

Definitions for John 4 :2

Clarke's Commentary on John 4 :2

Jesus himself baptized not - See John 3:22.

Barnes' Commentary on John 4 :2

Though Jesus himself baptized not - The reason why Jesus did not baptize was probably because, if He had baptized, it might have made unhappy divisions among his followers: those might have considered themselves most worthy or honored who had been baptized by Him. Compare 1 Corinthians 1:17.

Wesley's Commentary on John 4 :2

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