Matthew: Chapter 03

The Gospell of S. Mathew. The .iij. Chapter.
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Tyndale (1526)
Tyndale (1534)
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Coverdale (1535)
3:1 In those dayes Ihon the baptiser cam and preached in the wildernes off iury IN those dayes Ihon the Baptyst came and preached in the wildernes of Iury/ IN those dayes Iohn the Baptyst came and preached in the wildernes of Iury/ sayinge: IN those dayes Ihon the Baptyst came and preached in the wildernes of Iury,
3:2 saynge: Repēt/ the kyngdom̃ of heven is at honde. saynge: Repēt/ the kyngdome of heuē is at honde. Repēt/ the kyngdome of heauē is at honde. saynge: Amēde youre selues, the kyngdome of heuen is at honde.
3:3 This is he of whom it is spoken be the prophet Esay/ which sayeth: The voyce off a cryer in wyldernes/ prepare the lordes way/ and make hys pathes strayght. This is he of whom it is spoken by the Prophet Esay/ which sayeth: The voyce of a cryer in wyldernes/ prepare the Lordes waye/ and make hys pathes strayght. This is he of whō it is spoken by the Prophet Esay/ which sayeth: The voyce of a cryer in wyldernes/ prepare the Lordes waye/ and make his pathes strayght. This is he, of whom it is spokē by ye Prophet Esay, which sayeth: The voyce of a cryer in ye wyldernes, prepare the LORDES waye, and make his pathes straight.
3:4 This Ihō had his garment off camels heer/ and a gerdell off a skyñe aboute his loynes. Hys meate was locustes/ ād wylde hony. This Ihō had hys garmēt of camels heer and a gerdell of a skynne aboute his loynes. Hys meate was locustes & wylde hony. This Iohn had his garmēt of camels here and a gerdell of a skynne aboute his loynes. His meate was locustes & wilde hony. This Ihon had his garment of camels heer, and a lethrē gerdell aboute his loynes. Hys meate was locustes and wylde hony.
3:5 Then went oute to hym Ierusalem/ and all Iury/ aud all the regiō rounde aboute Iordan/ Thē went oute to hym Ierusalem/ and all Iury/ & all ye regiō roūde aboute Iordā/ Then went oute to him Ierusalem and all Iury/ and all the region rounde aboute Iordan/ Then went out to hym Ierusalem, and all Iury, and all the region rounde aboute Iordan,
3:6 ād were baptised of hym in Iordan/ knoledging their syñes. & were baptised of him in Iordā/ cōfessynge their synnes & were baptysed of him in Iordan confessinge their synnes. and were baptised of him in Iordan, cōfessynge their synnes.
3:7 When he sawe many off the pharises and off the saduces come to hys baptim/ he sayde vnto them: O generacion of vipers/ who hath taught you to fle from the vēgeaūce to come? When he sawe many of ye Pharises & of ye Saduces come to hys baptim/ he sayde vnto thē: O generaciō of vipers/ who hath taught you to fle frō the vengeaūce to come. When he sawe many of the Pharises & of the Saduces come to his baptyme/ he sayde vnto them: O generaciō of vipers/ who hath taught you to fle frō the vengeaūce to come? Now when he sawe many of the Pharises and of ye Saduces come to hys baptim, he sayde vnto them: ye generaciō of vipers, who hath certified you, that ye shal escape ye vengeaunce to come?
3:8 brynge forth therefore the frutes belongynge to repentaūce. Brynge forth therfore the frutes belongynge to repentūce. Bringe forth therfore the frutes belonginge to repentaunce. Bewarre, brynge forth due frutes of pennaunce.
3:9 And se that ye ons thinke not to saye in your selves/ we have Abrahā to oure father. For I say vnto you/ that God is able off these stones/ to rayse vp chyldren vnto Abrahā. And se that ye ons thynke not to saye in your selues/ we haue Abraham to oure father. For I saye vnto you/ that God is able of these stones to rayse vp chyldern vnto Abrahā. And se that ye ons thinke not to saye in your selues/ we haue Abraham to oure father. For I saye vnto you/ that God is able of these stones to rayse vp chyldrē vnto Abraham. Thinke not now, to saye in your selues, we haue Abraham to oure father. For I saye vnto you, that God is able of these stones to rayse vp chyldren vnto Abraham.
3:10 Evē nowe is the ax put vnto the rote of the trees: soo that every tree which brīgeth not fforthe goode frute/ shalbe hewē doūe/ and cast into the fyre. Euē nowe is ye axe put vnto ye rote of ye trees: soo that every tree which bringeth not forthe goode frute/ is hewē doune & cast into ye fyre. Even now is the axe put vnto the rote of the trees: so that euery tree which bringeth not forth good frute/ is hewē doune and cast into the fyre. Euen now is the axe put vnto ye rote of the trees: therfore euery tre which bringeth not forth good frute, shalbe hewē downe, and cast into the fyre.
3:11 I Baptise you in water in tokē of repētaūce/ but he that cōeth after me/ is myghtier then I: whose shues I ā not worthy to beare. he shal baptise you with the holy gost/ ād with fyre/ I baptise you in water in tokē of repentaūce: but he yt cometh after me/ is myghtier then I/ whose shues I am not worthy to beare. He shall baptise you with ye holy gost & with fyre: I baptyse you in water in token of repentaunce: but he that cometh after me/ is myghtier then I/ whose shoes I am not worthy to beare. He shall baptise you with the holy goost and with fyre: I baptise you with water to repentaunce: but he that cōmeth after me, is myghtier thē I, whose shues I am not worthy to beare. He shall baptise you with ye holy goost & wt fyre:
3:12 which hath also his fā in his hōd/ and will pourge his floore/ ād gadre the wheet into his garner/ and will burne the chaffe with everlastynge fyre. which hath also his fan in his hōd/ & will pourge his floure/ & gadre ye wheet into his garner/ & will burne ye chaffe with vnquēcheable fyre which hath also his fan in his hond/ and will pourge his floure/ and gadre the wheet into his garner/ and will burne the chaffe with vnquencheable fyre. which hath also his fan in his hond, and will pourge his floore, and gadre the wheet into his garner, & will burne ye chaffe with vnquencheable fyre.
3:13 Then cam Iesus from Galile into Iordan/ to Ihon/ fforto be baptised off hym. Then cam Iesus from Galile to Iordan/ vnto Ihon/ to be baptised of hym. Then cam Iesus from Galile to Iordan vnto Iohn/ to be baptised of him. Then came Iesus from Galile to Iordan, vnto Ihon, to be baptised of hym.
3:14 But Ihon fforbade hym/ saynge: I ought to be baptysed off the: and commest thou too me? But Ihon forbade hym/ saynge: I ought to be baptysed of the: and cōmest thou to me? But Iohn forbade him/ sayinge: I ought to be baptised of the: and commest thou to me? But Ihō forbade hym, saynge: I haue nede to be baptysed of the: and commest thou to me?
3:15 Iesus answered and sayde to hym: Lett hyt be so nowe. For thus hit becōmeth vs to fulfyll all rightewesnes. Then he suffred hym. Iesus answered & sayd to hym: Let it be so now. For thus it becommeth vs to fulfyll all rightwesnes. Then he suffred hym. Iesus answered & sayde to him: Let it be so now. For thus it becōmeth vs to fulfill all rightewesnes. Then he suffred him. Iesus answered & sayd vnto hym: Let it be so now. For thus it becommeth vs to fulfyll all righteousnes. Then he suffred hym.
3:16 And Iesus as sone as he was baptised/ cam strayght out of the water: And lo heven was opē vnto hym: and he sawe the spirite of god descēde lyke a dove/ and lyght vppon hym. And Iesus assone as he was baptised/ came strayght out of ye water. And lo heuē was opē over hym: & Ihon sawe the spirite of God descende lyke a doue/ and lyght vpon hym. And Iesus assone as he was baptised/ came strayght out of the water. And lo heauen was opē ouer him: & Iohn sawe the spirite of God descende lyke a doue/ & lyght vpon him. And Iesus assone as he was baptised, came straight out of the water. And lo, heuē was opē ouer hym: and Ihon sawe the spirite of God descende lyke a doue, and lyght vpon hym.
3:17 And lo there cam a voice frō heven sayng: thys ys my deare soñe in whom is my delyte. And lo there came a voyce from heven sayng: Thys ys that my beloved sonne in whom is my delyte. And loo there came a voyce from heauen sayinge: This is that my beloued sonne in whom is my delyte. And lo, there came a voyce frō heuē sayng: Thys ys that my beloued sonne, in whom is my delyte.