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Matthew 3:5

    Matthew 3:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then went out unto him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about the Jordan;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Jerusalem and all Judaea went out to him, and all the people from near Jordan;

    Webster's Revision

    Then went out unto him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about the Jordan;

    World English Bible

    Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then went out unto him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan;

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 3:5

    Jordan - Many of the best MSS. and versions, with Mark 1:5, add ποταμω, the river Jordan; but the definitive article, with which the word is generally accompanied, both in the Hebrew and the Greek, is, sufficient; and our article the, which should ever be used in the translation, expresses the force of the other.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 3:5

    Jerusalem - The people of Jerusalem.

    All Judea - Many people from Judea. It does not mean that literally all the people went, but that great multitudes went. It was general. Jerusalem was in the part of the country called Judea. Judea was situated on the west side of the Jordan. See the notes at Matthew 2:22.

    Region about Jordan - On the east and west side of the river. Near to Jordan.