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Matthew 3:14

14 And John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and are You coming to me?”

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Matthew 3:14 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

14 But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Matthew 3:14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 But John tried to talk him out of it. “I am the one who needs to be baptized by you,” he said, “so why are you coming to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 But John tried to stop him, saying, “Why do you come to me to be baptized? I need to be baptized by you!”

Matthew 3:14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

14 But John would have hindered him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Matthew 3:14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me?

Matthew 3:14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 But John tried to stop him and said, “I need to be baptized by you. Why are you coming to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 But John tried to stop Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and yet You come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 But John tried to prevent him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

14 But John tried to stop him. He told Jesus, “I need to be baptized by you. So why do you come to me?”

Matthew 3:14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 But John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?”