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John 4:2

    John 4:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    (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

    (although 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),

    Clarke's Commentary on John 4:2

    Jesus himself baptized not - See John 3:22.

    Barnes' Notes 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.
    Book: John