Matthew 3:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Matthew 3:15, NIV: Jesus replied, 'Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.' Then John consented.
Matthew 3:15, ESV: But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented.
Matthew 3:15, KJV: And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.
Matthew 3:15, NASB: But Jesus, answering, said to him, 'Allow it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.' Then he *allowed Him.
Matthew 3:15, NLT: But Jesus said, 'It should be done, for we must carry out all that God requires.' So John agreed to baptize him.
Matthew 3:15, CSB: Jesus answered him, "Allow it for now, because this is the way for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then John allowed him to be baptized.