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Matthew 3

Introduction

Overview

Matthew 3:1, John preaches . h is office, life, and baptism; Matthew 3:7, He reprehends the Pharisees, Matthew 3:13. and baptizes Christ in Jordan.

Verse 1

those: Luke 3:1, Luke 3:2

John: Matthew 11:11, Matthew 14:2-2 Chronicles :, Matthew 16:14, Matthew 17:12, Matthew 17:13, Matthew 21:25-Daniel :, Matthew 21:32, Mark 1:4, Mark 1:15, Mark 6:16-Joel :, Luke 1:13-Esther :, Luke 1:76, Luke 3:2-Proverbs :, John 1:6-Ruth :, John 1:15-Zephaniah :, John 3:27-Zephaniah :, Acts 1:22, Acts 13:24, Acts 13:25, Acts 19:3, Acts 19:4

preaching: Isaiah 40:3-Joshua :, Mark 1:7, Luke 1:17

the wilderness: Matthew 11:7, Joshua 14:10, Joshua 15:61, Joshua 15:62, Luke 7:24

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 15:23 - the wilderness 1 Kings 2:34 - in the Ezra 1:1 - made a proclamation Malachi 3:1 - and he Matthew 24:26 - he is in the desert Mark 9:12 - restoreth Mark 11:30 - General Luke 1:16 - General Luke 1:80 - and was Luke 14:17 - his John 4:38 - other Acts 8:26 - desert Acts 10:37 - after Acts 18:25 - knowing

Verse 2

Repent: Matthew 4:17, Matthew 11:20, Matthew 12:41, Matthew 21:29-Jonah :, 1 Kings 8:47, Job 42:6, Ezekiel 18:30-Jonah :, Ezekiel 33:11, Mark 1:4, Mark 1:15, Mark 6:12, Luke 13:3, Luke 13:5, Luke 15:7, Luke 15:10, Luke 16:30, Luke 24:47, Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19, Acts 11:18, Acts 17:30, Acts 20:21, Acts 26:20, 2 Corinthians 7:10, 2 Timothy 2:25, Hebrews 6:1, 2 Peter 3:9, Revelation 2:5, Revelation 2:21

for: Matthew 5:3, Matthew 5:10, Matthew 5:19, Matthew 5:20, Matthew 6:10, Matthew 6:33, Matthew 10:7, Matthew 11:11, Matthew 11:12, Matthew 13:11, Matthew 13:24, Matthew 13:31, Matthew 13:33, Matthew 13:44, Matthew 13:45, Matthew 13:47, Matthew 13:52, Matthew 18:1-Numbers :, Matthew 18:23, Matthew 20:1, Matthew 22:2, Matthew 23:13, Matthew 25:1, Matthew 25:14, Daniel 2:44, Luke 6:20, Luke 9:2, Luke 10:9-1 Kings :, John 3:3-Deuteronomy :, Colossians 1:13

Reciprocal: Job 39:12 - gather Psalms 95:7 - if ye Psalms 96:10 - the Lord Isaiah 51:5 - righteousness Isaiah 56:1 - Keep Matthew 7:13 - at Matthew 8:11 - in Matthew 9:13 - but Matthew 22:3 - sent Mark 4:26 - So Luke 16:16 - the kingdom Luke 21:8 - and the time Acts 1:3 - speaking Romans 14:17 - kingdom

Verse 3

by: Isaiah 40:3, Mark 1:3, Luke 3:3-Joshua :, John 1:23

Prepare: Isaiah 57:14, Isaiah 57:15, Malachi 3:1, Luke 1:17, Luke 1:76

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:12 - only ye heard a voice 2 Samuel 15:23 - the wilderness Psalms 5:8 - make Psalms 95:7 - if ye Psalms 97:1 - Lord Proverbs 8:1 - General Jeremiah 31:9 - in a Daniel 2:44 - set up Matthew 11:10 - General Luke 3:4 - The voice John 3:28 - but John 7:37 - and cried Acts 18:25 - instructed

Verse 4

his raiment: Matthew 11:8, 2 Kings 1:8, Zechariah 13:4, Malachi 4:5, Mark 1:6, Luke 1:17, Revelation 11:3

and his: Matthew 11:18, Leviticus 11:22

wild: Deuteronomy 32:13, 1 Samuel 14:25-Daniel :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:7 - he knew Proverbs 24:13 - eat Isaiah 7:15 - Butter Isaiah 7:22 - butter and honey Isaiah 20:2 - the sackcloth Luke 7:25 - A man Luke 7:33 - came Hebrews 11:37 - in sheepskins

Verse 5

Matthew 4:25, Matthew 11:7-2 Kings :, Mark 1:5, Luke 3:7, Luke 16:16, John 3:23, John 5:35

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:25 - all they Mark 11:32 - for Luke 3:3 - the country Luke 7:29 - being

Verse 6

were: Matthew 3:11, Matthew 3:13-Nehemiah :, Ezekiel 36:25, Mark 1:8, Mark 1:9, Luke 3:16, John 1:25-Hosea :, John 1:31-Micah :, John 3:23-Lamentations :, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:38-Mark :, Acts 10:36-Zechariah :, Acts 11:16, Acts 19:4, Acts 19:5, Acts 19:18, 1 Corinthians 10:2, Colossians 2:12, Titus 3:5, Titus 3:6, Hebrews 6:2, Hebrews 9:10,*Gr: 1 Peter 3:21

confessing: Leviticus 16:21, Leviticus 26:40, Numbers 5:7, Joshua 7:19, Job 33:27, Job 33:28, Psalms 32:5, Proverbs 28:13, Daniel 9:4, Mark 1:5, Luke 15:18-Ecclesiastes :, Acts 2:38, Acts 19:18, Acts 22:16, James 5:16, 1 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Mark 1:4 - did Mark 11:32 - for Luke 3:3 - preaching Luke 7:29 - being

Verse 7

the Pharisees: Matthew 5:20, Matthew 12:24, Matthew 15:12, Matthew 16:6, Matthew 16:11, Matthew 16:12, Matthew 22:15, Matthew 22:23, Matthew 22:34, Matthew 23:13-Hosea :, Mark 7:3-Deuteronomy :, Mark 8:15, Mark 12:13, Mark 12:18, Luke 7:30, Luke 11:39-Acts :, Luke 16:14, Luke 18:11, John 1:24, John 7:45-Ephesians :, John 9:40, Acts 4:1, Acts 4:2, Acts 5:17, Acts 15:5, Acts 23:6-1 Samuel :, Acts 26:5

O generation: Matthew 12:34, Matthew 23:33, Genesis 3:15, Psalms 58:3-Joshua :, Isaiah 57:3, Isaiah 57:4, Isaiah 59:5, Luke 3:7-1 Samuel :, John 8:44, 1 John 3:10, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 12:10

who: Jeremiah 6:10, Jeremiah 51:6, Ezekiel 3:18-Ecclesiastes :, Ezekiel 33:3-Judges :, Acts 20:31, Romans 1:18, Hebrews 11:7

flee: Romans 5:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:10, 2 Thessalonians 1:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:10, Hebrews 6:18, Revelation 6:16, Revelation 6:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:17 - Escape Leviticus 11:42 - goeth upon the belly Deuteronomy 32:5 - a perverse 2 Kings 6:10 - warned him Job 20:16 - the viper's Job 36:18 - Because Psalms 12:7 - this Psalms 19:11 - Moreover Psalms 58:4 - serpent Proverbs 27:12 - General Proverbs 28:4 - but Proverbs 30:11 - a generation Ecclesiastes 12:11 - as goads Isaiah 1:4 - a seed Isaiah 58:1 - spare Jeremiah 7:29 - generation Jeremiah 36:3 - hear Ezekiel 3:17 - hear Ezekiel 16:3 - Thy birth Ezekiel 20:3 - Are Micah 3:8 - to declare Zechariah 11:3 - for their Malachi 3:2 - who may abide Luke 1:17 - power Luke 9:41 - perverse Luke 11:29 - This is John 8:38 - and ye Acts 2:40 - untoward Acts 13:10 - O full Acts 28:3 - came Galatians 2:15 - Jews Colossians 1:28 - warning 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - for

Verse 8

forth: Matthew 21:28-Amos :, Matthew 21:32, Isaiah 1:16, Isaiah 1:17, Luke 3:8, Luke 3:10-2 Chronicles :, Acts 26:20, Romans 2:4-Judges :, 2 Corinthians 7:10, 2 Corinthians 7:11, 2 Peter 1:4-Ruth :

fruits: Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Ephesians 5:9, Philippians 1:11

meet: etc. or, answerable to amendment of life, Jeremiah 7:3-Judges :, Jeremiah 26:13, Jeremiah 36:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:26 - And he knew 2 Chronicles 33:15 - he took Job 36:10 - commandeth Isaiah 5:7 - he looked Ezekiel 14:6 - Repent Ezekiel 18:30 - Repent Daniel 4:27 - break Jonah 3:2 - preach Jonah 3:8 - let Micah 2:7 - named Micah 6:8 - to do Haggai 1:8 - and build Zechariah 1:4 - Turn Matthew 7:13 - at Matthew 9:13 - but Matthew 12:33 - and his fruit good Matthew 13:23 - beareth Matthew 15:22 - a woman Matthew 16:1 - Sadducees Mark 6:12 - preached Acts 2:38 - Repent Acts 16:30 - brought Titus 2:12 - denying

Verse 9

think: Mark 7:21, Luke 3:8, Luke 5:22, Luke 7:39, Luke 12:17

We: Ezekiel 33:24, Luke 16:24, John 8:33, John 8:39, John 8:40, John 8:53, Acts 13:26, Romans 4:1, Romans 4:11-Nehemiah :, Romans 9:7, Romans 9:8, Galatians 4:22-Obadiah :

God: Matthew 8:11, Matthew 8:12, Luke 19:40, Acts 15:14, Romans 4:17, 1 Corinthians 1:27, 1 Corinthians 1:28, Galatians 3:27-Joel :, Ephesians 2:12, Ephesians 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:14 - Is Numbers 16:3 - all the 1 Samuel 4:3 - Let us Job 8:19 - out of the earth Psalms 22:30 - it shall Proverbs 5:1 - attend Isaiah 41:8 - the seed Isaiah 49:20 - children Jeremiah 3:16 - say Jeremiah 5:15 - O house Jeremiah 7:4 - Trust Ezekiel 16:15 - thou didst Ezekiel 20:38 - I will purge Micah 3:11 - yet Zephaniah 3:11 - that rejoice Haggai 1:8 - and build Malachi 2:10 - all Matthew 15:22 - a woman Matthew 25:8 - Give Mark 12:9 - he will Luke 13:7 - why Luke 13:30 - General John 1:13 - not Acts 2:38 - Repent Acts 3:25 - the children Acts 13:40 - Beware Romans 2:17 - thou art Romans 2:28 - For he Romans 4:12 - to them Romans 11:22 - otherwise 2 Corinthians 11:22 - the seed Ephesians 3:20 - able James 2:21 - Abraham 1 Peter 4:17 - judgment

Verse 10

now: Malachi 3:1-Leviticus :, Malachi 4:1, Hebrews 3:1-Leviticus :, Hebrews 10:28-Obadiah :, Hebrews 12:25

the ax: Luke 3:9, Luke 23:31

therefore: Psalms 1:3, Psalms 92:13, Psalms 92:14, Isaiah 61:3, Jeremiah 17:8, John 15:2

is hewn: Matthew 7:19, Matthew 21:19, Psalms 80:15, Psalms 80:16, Isaiah 5:2-Judges :, Isaiah 27:11, Ezekiel 15:2-Judges :, Luke 13:6-1 Samuel :, John 15:6, Hebrews 6:8, 1 Peter 4:17, 1 Peter 4:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:11 - fruit Exodus 19:15 - Be ready Numbers 16:3 - all the Deuteronomy 20:19 - thou shalt not Deuteronomy 25:1 - General 1 Samuel 4:3 - Let us 2 Samuel 23:7 - and they shall Job 24:20 - wickedness Psalms 7:12 - If Psalms 21:9 - the fire Ecclesiastes 11:3 - if the tree Isaiah 1:31 - and they Jeremiah 5:15 - O house Jeremiah 7:4 - Trust Jeremiah 11:16 - with Ezekiel 19:12 - the fire Ezekiel 20:38 - I will purge Ezekiel 21:32 - for fuel Daniel 4:14 - Hew Amos 9:10 - the sinners Zechariah 13:8 - two Malachi 3:2 - for Matthew 5:20 - ye Matthew 8:12 - the children Matthew 13:23 - beareth Matthew 25:30 - cast Mark 4:19 - unfruitful Mark 11:14 - No Luke 6:43 - General Luke 12:49 - come Luke 13:3 - except Luke 13:7 - cut Luke 13:30 - General Acts 3:25 - the children Romans 11:22 - otherwise Hebrews 10:27 - fiery

Verse 11

baptize: Matthew 3:6, Mark 1:4, Mark 1:8, Luke 3:3, Luke 3:16, John 1:26, John 1:33, Acts 1:5, Acts 11:16, Acts 13:24, Acts 19:4

but: Luke 1:17, John 1:15, John 1:26, John 1:27, John 1:30, John 1:34, John 3:23-Zephaniah :

whose: Mark 1:7, Luke 7:6, Luke 7:7, Acts 13:25, Ephesians 3:8, 1 Peter 5:5

he shall: Isaiah 4:4, Isaiah 44:3, Isaiah 59:20, Isaiah 59:21, Zechariah 13:9, Malachi 3:2-Numbers :, Mark 1:8, Luke 3:16, John 1:33, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:2-Numbers :, Acts 11:15, Acts 11:16, 1 Corinthians 12:13, Galatians 3:27, Galatians 3:28

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:23 - abide Deuteronomy 23:11 - wash himself 1 Kings 3:9 - who is able Isaiah 6:6 - having Isaiah 9:5 - burning Matthew 8:8 - I am Matthew 11:11 - a greater Luke 1:32 - shall be great Luke 1:76 - thou shalt John 1:16 - of his John 1:20 - General John 3:5 - born John 3:25 - about John 3:28 - but John 10:41 - but John 13:6 - Lord John 14:26 - Holy Ghost Acts 2:3 - like 2 Corinthians 4:5 - we Hebrews 10:22 - our bodies Revelation 4:5 - the seven Revelation 15:2 - mingled

Verse 12

fan: Isaiah 30:24, Isaiah 41:16, Jeremiah 4:11, Jeremiah 15:7, Jeremiah 51:2, Luke 3:17

he will thoroughly: Matthew 13:41, Matthew 13:49, Matthew 13:50, Malachi 3:2, Malachi 3:3, Malachi 4:1, John 15:2

and gather: Matthew 13:30, Matthew 13:43, Amos 9:9

but: Job 21:18, Psalms 1:4, Psalms 35:5, Isaiah 5:24, Isaiah 17:13, Hosea 13:3, Malachi 4:1, Luke 3:17

with: Isaiah 1:31, Isaiah 66:24, Jeremiah 7:20, Jeremiah 17:27, Ezekiel 20:47, Ezekiel 20:48, Mark 9:43-Galatians :

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:7 - consumed Leviticus 13:57 - shalt burn Job 20:26 - a fire Job 27:19 - gathered Psalms 21:9 - the fire Psalms 50:3 - a fire Psalms 83:13 - as the Psalms 119:119 - puttest away Psalms 139:3 - compassest Isaiah 1:25 - purge Isaiah 4:4 - by the spirit Isaiah 10:17 - for a flame Isaiah 21:10 - my threshing Isaiah 27:4 - who would Isaiah 28:28 - Bread Isaiah 30:28 - to sift Ezekiel 15:4 - the fire Ezekiel 20:38 - I will purge Ezekiel 21:32 - for fuel Ezekiel 22:15 - consume Ezekiel 24:11 - that the filthiness Joel 2:5 - like the noise of a Malachi 2:4 - that my Matthew 13:42 - cast Matthew 13:48 - and gathered Matthew 21:41 - He will Matthew 22:11 - when Matthew 25:32 - he shall separate Matthew 25:41 - everlasting Mark 9:44 - the fire Luke 23:31 - General John 1:20 - General John 3:28 - but John 10:41 - but Acts 19:4 - John 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - for Titus 2:14 - purify Hebrews 10:27 - fiery

Verse 13

Matthew 2:22, Mark 1:9, Luke 3:21

Reciprocal: Matthew 3:6 - were John 1:15 - bare John 1:33 - I knew

Verse 14

John: Luke 1:43, John 13:6-Ruth :

I have: John 1:16, John 3:3-Judges :, Acts 1:5-Ruth :, Romans 3:23, Romans 3:25, Galatians 3:22, Galatians 3:27-Joel :, Galatians 4:6, Ephesians 2:3-Deuteronomy :, Revelation 7:9-Esther :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 3:9 - who is able Matthew 8:8 - I am Mark 1:7 - General John 1:33 - the same Hebrews 6:2 - the doctrine

Verse 15

Suffer: John 13:7-1 Samuel :

for: Psalms 40:7, Psalms 40:8, Isaiah 42:21, Luke 1:6, John 4:34, John 8:29, John 13:15, John 15:10, Philippians 2:7, Philippians 2:8, Hebrews 7:26, 1 Peter 2:21-Jeremiah :, 1 John 2:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:5 - all that Exodus 40:20 - the testimony Numbers 6:12 - but the 1 Chronicles 22:13 - to fulfil Psalms 45:7 - Thou Proverbs 28:4 - that Matthew 5:17 - but Matthew 8:4 - show Matthew 17:25 - Yes Matthew 19:8 - suffered Matthew 26:17 - Where Mark 14:12 - Where Luke 2:21 - eight Luke 2:39 - performed Luke 2:51 - and was Luke 17:14 - Go Luke 22:8 - Go John 5:1 - General John 7:10 - then John 8:49 - but John 19:30 - It is Acts 2:3 - sat Romans 2:27 - if it fulfil Romans 3:31 - yea Romans 10:4 - Christ Galatians 4:4 - made under Hebrews 5:8 - yet

Verse 16

Jesus: Mark 1:10

lo: Ezekiel 1:1, Luke 3:21, Acts 7:56

and he: Isaiah 11:2, Isaiah 42:1, Isaiah 59:21, Isaiah 61:1, Luke 3:22, John 1:31-Nahum :, John 3:34, Colossians 1:18, Colossians 1:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:9 - the anointing oil Exodus 40:12 - General Leviticus 5:7 - two turtledoves Song of Solomon 2:14 - my dove Matthew 12:18 - I will Matthew 28:19 - the name Luke 4:1 - full John 1:32 - I saw John 1:51 - Hereafter Acts 1:2 - through Acts 8:39 - were 1 Timothy 3:16 - justified 1 John 5:7 - The Father 1 John 5:9 - for Revelation 4:1 - a door

Verse 17

lo: John 5:37, John 12:28-Amos :, Revelation 14:2

This: Matthew 12:18, Matthew 17:5, Psalms 2:7, Isaiah 42:1, Isaiah 42:21, Mark 1:11, Mark 9:7, Luke 3:22, Luke 9:35, Ephesians 1:6, Colossians 1:13, 2 Peter 1:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:55 - Go unto Leviticus 3:8 - sprinkle Leviticus 4:31 - a sweet Leviticus 15:15 - an atonement Numbers 15:3 - a sweet Deuteronomy 4:12 - only ye heard a voice 2 Samuel 7:14 - I will be 2 Samuel 12:25 - Jedidiah 2 Samuel 22:20 - delighted 2 Chronicles 7:16 - eyes Esther 6:6 - whom the king Job 42:8 - him Psalms 22:8 - seeing Psalms 60:5 - That Psalms 85:11 - righteousness Psalms 89:3 - my chosen Psalms 108:6 - That thy Proverbs 8:30 - I was daily Isaiah 49:5 - yet Isaiah 53:10 - pleased Jeremiah 30:21 - and I Daniel 4:31 - fell Matthew 4:3 - if Matthew 5:22 - I say Matthew 12:42 - behold Matthew 21:37 - last Matthew 28:19 - the name Mark 12:6 - his Mark 14:61 - the Son Luke 3:21 - the heaven Luke 20:13 - I will Luke 22:70 - the Son Luke 23:35 - Christ John 1:34 - this John 3:35 - Father John 5:20 - the Father John 5:32 - is another John 6:27 - for him John 8:29 - for Romans 1:3 - his Son Romans 8:8 - please Romans 8:32 - that 2 Corinthians 1:19 - the Son Hebrews 1:2 - spoken Hebrews 10:6 - thou 1 John 5:7 - The Father 1 John 5:9 - for Revelation 2:18 - the Son Revelation 14:13 - a voice

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Matthew 3". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/matthew-3.html.