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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible | The Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures

Luke 3:1-38

3  ᾿Εν In ἔτει yearδὲ butπεντεκαιδεκάτῳ five and tenthτῆς of theἡγεμονίας governorshipΤιβερίου of TiberiusΚαίσαρος, Caesar,ἡγεμονεύοντος being governorΠοντίου of PontiusΠειλάτου Pilateτῆς of theἸουδαίας, Judea,καὶ andτετρααρχοῦντος being tetrarchτῆς of theΓαλιλαίας GalileeἩρῴδου, of Herod,Φιλίππου of Philipδὲ butτοῦ theἀδελφοῦ brotherαὐτοῦ of himτετρααρχοῦντος being tetrarchτῆς of theἸτουραίας Ituraeaκαὶ andΤραχωνίτιδος of Trachonitisχώρας, of country,καὶ andΛυσανίου of Lysaniasτῆς of the᾿Αβειληνῆς Abileneτετρααρχοῦντος, being tetrarch, 2  ἐπὶ upon ἀρχιερέως chief priestἍννα Annasκαὶ andΚαιάφα, Caiaphas,ἐγένετο came to beῥῆμα sayingθεοῦ of Godἐπὶ uponἸωάνην Johnτὸν theΖαχαρίου of Zechariahυἱὸν sonἐν inτῇ theἐρήμῳ. desolate [place]. 3  καὶ And ἦλθεν he cameεἰς intoπᾶσαν allπερίχωρον country aroundτοῦ of theἸορδάνου Jordanκηρύσσων preachingβάπτισμα baptismμετανοίας of repentanceεἰς intoἄφεσιν letting go offἁμαρτιῶν, of sins, 4  ὡς as γέγραπται it has been writtenἐν inβίβλῳ bookλόγων of wordsἨσαίου of Isaiahτοῦ theπροφήτου prophetΦωνὴ Voiceβοῶντος of (one) calling outἐν inτῇ theἐρήμῳ desolate [place]Ἑτοιμάσατε Make YOU readyτὴν theὁδὸν wayΚυρίου, of Lord,εὐθείας straightποιεῖτε be YOU makingτὰς theτρίβους roadsαὐτοῦ. of him. 5  πᾶσα Every φάραγξ gullyπληρωθήσεται will be filledκαὶ andπᾶν everyὄρος mountainκαὶ andβουνὸς hillταπεινωθήσεται, will be made low,καὶ andἔσται will beτὰ theσκολιὰ crooked (things)εἰς intoεὐθείας straight (ones)καὶ andαἱ theτραχεῖαι rough (ones)εἰς intoὁδοὺς waysλείας· smooth; 6  καὶ and ὄψεται will seeπᾶσα allσὰρξ fleshτὸ theσωτήριον saving meansτοῦ of theθεοῦ. God. 7  Ἔλεγεν He was saying οὖν thereforeτοῖς to theἐκπορευομένοις going their way outὄχλοις crowdsβαπτισθῆναι to be baptizedὑπ’ byαὐτοῦ himΓεννήματα Generated (ones)ἐχιδνῶν, of vipers,τίς whoὑπέδειξεν showedὑμῖν to YOUφυγεῖν to fleeἀπὸ fromτῆς theμελλούσης about to beὀργῆς; wrath? 8  ποιήσατε Make YOU οὖν thereforeκαρποὺς fruitsἀξίους worthyτῆς of theμετανοίας· repentance;καὶ andμὴ notἄρξησθε start YOUλέγειν to be sayingἐν inἑαυτοῖς selvesΠατέρα Fatherἔχομεν we are havingτὸν the᾿Αβραάμ, Abraham,λέγω I am sayingγὰρ forὑμῖν to YOUὅτι thatδύναται is abletheθεὸς Godἐκ out ofτῶν theλίθων stonesτούτων theseἐγεῖραι to raise upτέκνα childrenτῷ to the᾿Αβραάμ. Abraham. 9  ἤδη Already δὲ butκαὶ alsotheἀξίνη axπρὸς towardτὴν theῥίζαν rootτῶν of theδένδρων treesκεῖται· is lying;πᾶν everyοὖν thereforeδένδρον treeμὴ notποιοῦν makingκαρπὸν fruitκαλὸν fineἐκκόπτεται is being cut outκαὶ andεἰς intoπῦρ fireβάλλεται. is being thrown. 10  καὶ And ἐπηρώτων were inquiring uponαὐτὸν himοἱ theὄχλοι crowdsλέγοντες sayingΤί Whatοὖν thereforeποιήσωμεν; should we do? 11  ἀποκριθεὶς Having answered δὲ butἔλεγεν he was sayingαὐτοῖς to themThe (one)ἔχων havingδύο twoχιτῶνας undergarmentsμεταδότω let him share withτῷ the (one)μὴ notἔχοντι, having,καὶ andthe (one)ἔχων havingβρώματα things to eatὁμοίως likewiseποιείτω. let him be doing. 12  ἦλθον Came δὲ butκαὶ alsoτελῶναι tax collectorsβαπτισθῆναι to be baptizedκαὶ andεἶπαν they saidπρὸς towardαὐτόν himΔιδάσκαλε, Teacher,τί whatποιήσωμεν; should we do? 13  The (one) δὲ butεἶπεν saidπρὸς towardαὐτούς themΜηδὲν Nothingπλέον moreπαρὰ besideτὸ the (thing)διατεταγμένον having been proratedὑμῖν to YOUπράσσετε. be YOU performing. 14  ἐπηρώτων Were inquiring upon δὲ butαὐτὸν himκαὶ alsoστρατευόμενοι [men] serving in the armyλέγοντες sayingΤί Whatποιήσωμεν should doκαὶ alsoἡμεῖς; we?καὶ Andεἶπεν he saidαὐτοῖς to themΜηδένα No oneδιασείσητε YOU should harassμηδὲ norσυκοφαντήσητε, should YOU take by fig-showing,καὶ andἀρκεῖσθε be YOU satisfiedτοῖς to theὀψωνίοις provisionsὑμῶν. of YOU. 15  Προσδοκῶντος Expecting δὲ butτοῦ of theλαοῦ peopleκαὶ andδιαλογιζομένων reasoningπάντων of all (ones)ἐν inταῖς theκαρδίαις heartsαὐτῶν of themπερὶ aboutτοῦ theἸωάνου, John,μή notποτε at sometimeαὐτὸς heεἴη might betheχριστός, Christ, 16  ἀπεκρίνατο he answered λέγων sayingπᾶσιν to alltheἸωάνης John᾿Εγὼ Iμὲν indeedὕδατι to waterβαπτίζω am baptizingὑμᾶς· YOU;ἔρχεται is comingδὲ butthe (one)ἰσχυρότερός strongerμου, of me,οὗ whoseοὐκ notεἰμὶ I amἱκανὸς sufficientλῦσαι to loosenτὸν theἱμάντα laceτῶν of theὑποδημάτων sandalsαὐτοῦ· of him;αὐτὸς heὑμᾶς YOUβαπτίσει will baptizeἐν inπνεύματι spiritἀγίῳ holyκαὶ andπυρί· fire; 17  οὗ whose τὸ theπτύον winnowing shovelἐν inτῇ theχειρὶ handαὐτοῦ of himδιακαθᾶραι to clean thoroughlyτὴν theἅλωνα threshing floorαὐτοῦ of himκαὶ andσυναγαγεῖν to lead togetherτὸν theσῖτον wheatεἰς intoτὴν theἀποθήκην storehouseαὐτοῦ, of him,τὸ theδὲ butἄχυρον chaffκατακαύσει he will burn downπυρὶ to fireἀσβέστῳ. inextinguishable. 18  Πολλὰ Many [things] μὲν indeedοὖν thereforeκαὶ andἕτερα differentπαρακαλῶν exhortingεὐηγγελίζετο he was declaring good news toτὸν theλαόν· people; 19  the δὲ butἩρῴδης Herodtheτετραάρχης, tetrarch,ἐλεγχόμενος being reprovedὑπ’ byαὐτοῦ himπερὶ aboutἩρῳδιάδος Herodiasτῆς theγυναικὸς womanτοῦ of theἀδελφοῦ brotherαὐτοῦ of himκαὶ andπερὶ aboutπάντων allὧν of whichἐποίησεν didπονηρῶν of wicked (things)theἩρῴδης, Herod, 20  προσέθηκεν added καὶ alsoτοῦτο thisἐπὶ uponπᾶσιν, all [deeds],κατέκλεισεν he locked downτὸν theἸωάνην Johnἐν inφυλακῇ. prison. 21  ᾿Εγένετο It occurred δὲ butἐν inτῷ theβαπτισθῆναι to be baptizedἅπαντα allτὸν theλαὸν peopleκαὶ alsoἸησοῦ of Jesusβαπτισθέντος having been baptizedκαὶ andπροσευχομένου prayingἀνεῳχθῆναι to be openedτὸν theοὐρανὸν heaven 22  καὶ and καταβῆναι to come downτὸ theπνεῦμα spiritτὸ theἅγιον holyσωματικῷ to bodilyεἴδει shapeὡς asπεριστερὰν doveἐπ’ uponαὐτόν, him,καὶ andφωνὴν voiceἐξ out ofοὐρανοῦ heavenγενέσθαι to come to beΣὺ Youεἶ aretheυἱός Sonμου of metheἀγαπητός, loved,ἐν inσοὶ youεὐδόκησα. I thought well. 23  Καὶ And αὐτὸς heἦν wasἸησοῦς Jesusἀρχόμενος commencingὡσεὶ as ifἐτῶν of yearsτριάκοντα, thirty,ὢν beingυἱός, son,ὡς asἐνομίζετο, it was being opined,Ἰωσήφ of Josephτοῦ of theἩλεί Heli 24  τοῦ of the Ματθάτ Matthatτοῦ of theΛευεί Leviτοῦ of theΜελχεί Melchiτοῦ of theἸανναί Jannaiτοῦ of theἸωσήφ Joseph 25  τοῦ of the Ματταθίου Mattathiasτοῦ of the᾿Αμώς Amosτοῦ of theΝαούμ Nahumτοῦ of the᾿Εσλεί Esliτοῦ of theΝαγγαί Naggai 26  τοῦ of the Μαάθ Maathτοῦ of theΜατταθίου Mattahiasτοῦ of theΣεμεείν Semeinτοῦ of theἸωσήχ Josechτοῦ of theἸωδά Joda 27  τοῦ of the Ἰωανάν Joananτοῦ of theῬησά Rhesaτοῦ of theΖοροβάβελ Zerubbabelτοῦ of theΣαλαθιήλ Shealtielτοῦ of theΝηρεί Neri 28  τοῦ of the Μελχεί Melchiτοῦ of the᾿Αδδεί Addiτοῦ of theΚωσάμ Cosamτοῦ of the᾿Ελμαδάμ Elmadamτοῦ of theἬρ Er 29  τοῦ of the Ἰησοῦ Jesusτοῦ of the᾿Ελιέζερ Eliezerτοῦ of theἸωρείμ Jorimτοῦ of theΜαθθάτ Matthatτοῦ of theΛευεί Levi 30  τοῦ of the Συμεών Symeonτοῦ of theἸούδα Judasτοῦ of theἸωσήφ Josephτοῦ of theἸωνάμ Jonamτοῦ of the᾿Ελιακείμ Eliakim 31  τοῦ of the Μελεά Meleaτοῦ of theΜεννά Mennaτοῦ of theΜατταθά Mattathaτοῦ of theΝαθάμ Nathanτοῦ of theΔαυείδ David 32  τοῦ of the Ἰεσσαί Jesseτοῦ of theἸωβήλ Obedτοῦ of theΒοός Boazτοῦ of theΣαλά Salmonτοῦ of theΝαασσών Nahshon 33  τοῦ of the ᾿Αδμείν Amminadabτοῦ of the᾿Αρνεί Arniτοῦ of theἙσρών Hezronτοῦ of theΦαρές Perezτοῦ of theἸούδα Judah 34  τοῦ of the Ἰακώβ Jacobτοῦ of theἸσαάκ Isaacτοῦ of the᾿Αβραάμ Abrahamτοῦ of theΘαρά Terahτοῦ of theΝαχώρ Nahor 35  τοῦ of the Σερούχ Serugτοῦ of theῬαγαύ Reuτοῦ of theΦάλεκ Pelegτοῦ of theἜβερ Eberτοῦ of theΣαλά Shelah 36  τοῦ of the Καινάμ Cainanτοῦ of the᾿Αρφαξάδ Arphaxadτοῦ of theΣήμ Shemτοῦ of theΝῶε Noahτοῦ of theΛάμεχ Lamech 37  τοῦ of the Μαθουσαλά Methuselahτοῦ of theἙνώχ Enochτοῦ of theἸάρετ Jaredτοῦ of theΜαλελεήλ Mahalaleelτοῦ of theΚαινάμ Cainan 38  τοῦ of the ᾿Ενώς Enosτοῦ of theΣήθ Sethτοῦ of the᾿Αδάμ Adamτοῦ of theθεοῦ. God.

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