Matthew 3:1 & 2 NASU Now in those days John the Baptist *came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, (2) "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 3:7 & 8 NASU But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? (8) "Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;
????? “It’s all Greek to me!” μετανοέω met-an-o-eh'-o
met-an-o-eh'-o The word is found 34 times in the NT: 16 times in the Gospels 5 times in the book of Acts 1 time in a letter by Paul 12 times in the book of Revelation (21 times used by Jesus) μετανοέω
Matthew 3:8 NASU "Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;
Luke 3:10-14 NASU (10) And the crowds were questioning him, saying, "Then what shall we do?" (11) And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise." (12) And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him,
"Teacher, what shall we do?" (13) And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to." (14) Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."
Matthew 3:5 & 6 NASU Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; (6) and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.
Exodus 19:9-11 NASU The LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will come to you in a thick cloud, so that the people may hear when I speak with you and may also believe in you forever." Then Moses told the words of the people to the LORD. (10) The LORD also said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow,
and let them wash their garments; (11) and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
Exodus 40:12 NASU "Then you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the tent of meeting and wash them with water.
Exodus 30:18 NASU "You shall also make a laver of bronze, with its base of bronze, for washing; and you shall put it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and you shall put water in it.
Acts 5:33-39 But when they heard this, they were cut to the quick and intended to kill them. 34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law, respected by all the people, stood up in the Council and gave orders to put the men outside for a short time. 35 And he said to them, "Men of Israel, take care what you propose to do
with these men. 36 "For some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and a group of about four hundred men joined up with him. But he was killed, and all who followed him were dispersed and came to nothing. 37 "After this man, Judas of Galilee rose up in the days of the census and drew away some people after him; he too perished, and all
those who followed him were scattered. 38 "So in the present case, I say to you, stay away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown; 39 but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God." NASU