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" ... was a good man, and commanded the Jews to exercise virtue both as to righteousness towards one another and piety towards God, and so to come to baptism, for that the washing (with water) would... "
The Works of Flavius Josephus ... - Page 531
by Flavius Josephus - 1856
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The History of the Christian Church from the Earliest Times to A.D ..., Part 461

Frederick John Foakes-Jackson - 1924 - 648 pages
...people " that washing would be acceptable to God if they made use of it, not for the remission of some sins only, but for the purification of the body supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness."1 The Baptist founded a school, apparently of...
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Jesus the Man: An Historical Study

Victor Emmanuel Harlow - 1924 - 256 pages
...would be acceptable to him, if they made use of it, not in order to the putting away of some sins, but for the purification of the body ; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness." abara across the river in Perea far to the north,...
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Wuest's Word Studies from the Greek New Testament: For the English ..., Volume 3

Kenneth S. Wuest - 1973 - 3499 pages
...of it, not in order to *Afenual Gr*mmar of thr Gr*rk Nno TTstamtnt. the putting away of some sins, but for the purification of the body; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforeband by righteousness." John's words, "Bring forth therefore fruits meet...
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The Case Against Christianity

Michael Martin - 1993 - 273 pages
...and, indeed, Josephus describes John as one would expect him to have described Jesus. For example: Now, when (many) others came in crowds about him, for they were greatly moved (or pleased) by hearing his words, Herod, who feared lest the great influence John had over the...
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Portraits of Jesus: An Inductive Approach to the Gospels

Michael R. Cosby - 1999 - 249 pages
...acceptable to him, if they made use of it, not in order to the putting away [or the remission] of some sins [only], but for the purification of the body; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness. Now, when [many] others came to crowd about him,...
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The Gospel of Matthew, Volume Two

William Barclay - 2002 - 442 pages
...it is from this point of view that he tells it. Josephus writes (Antiquities of the Jews, 18:5:2): 'Now when many others came in crowds about him, for they were greatly moved by hearing his words, Herod, who feared lest the great influence John had over the people might...
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Judas the Galilean: The Flesh and Blood Jesus

Daniel Unterbrink - 2004 - 288 pages
...of Josephus' words. Josephus clearly stated that John's baptism was not for the forgiveness of sins "but for the purification of the body; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness." Thus, we see why the Gospel writers altered Josephus'...
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A History of the Christian Church: From the Earliest Times to A.D. 461

F. J. Foakes-Jackson - 2005 - 680 pages
...people "that washing would ,be acceptable to God if they made use of it, not for the remission of some sins only, but for the purification of the body supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness."1 The Baptist founded a school, apparently of...
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Herod the Great

Jerry Knoblet - 2005 - 217 pages
...acceptable to him, if they made use of it, not in order to the putting away (or the remission) of some sins (only), but for the purification of the body; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly purified beforehand by righteousness. Now, when (many) others came in crowds about him,...
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John the Great: John the Baptist, His Relationship With Jesus And You

Phil Howell - 2005 - 320 pages
...acceptable to him, if they made use of it, not in order to the putting away [or the remission] of some sins [only], but for the purification of the body; supposing still that the soul was thoroughly rified beforehand by righteousness' ;!" 548 Scobie, Charles HH 'John the baptist' (SCM...
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