bible verses about Baptism

Bible Verses About Baptism - Meaning, Examples and Significance

Baptism is a significant religious rite for Christians, symbolizing the cleansing of sin and entry into a new life in Christ. The Bible has numerous verses about baptism that highlight its importance and significance. Matthew 28:19-20, for example, says "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you." This verse reflects the great commission given by Jesus to his disciples, emphasizing the role of baptism in the Christian faith. Other verses like Romans 6:3-4, Colossians 2:12, and Acts 2:38 highlight the meaning and significance of baptism, pointing out its ability to unite us with Christ and wash away our sins. As you explore this list of Bible verses about baptism, be inspired by its message, and discover how it can enhance your spiritual life.

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47 Bible Scriptures about Baptism

And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shalt wash them with water.

Exodus, Chapter: 29, Verse: 4

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Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and his foot also of brass, to wash withal: and thou shalt put it between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, and thou shalt put water therein.

Exodus, Chapter: 30, Verse: 18

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For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:

Exodus, Chapter: 30, Verse: 19

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And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and wash them with water.

Exodus, Chapter: 40, Verse: 12

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And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water.

Leviticus, Chapter: 8, Verse: 6

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And on the eighth day she shall take unto her two turtles, or two young pigeons, and bring them unto the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Leviticus, Chapter: 15, Verse: 29

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And on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 10

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And the chambers and the entries thereof were by the posts of the gates, where they washed the burnt offering.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 40, Verse: 38

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But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Matthew, Chapter: 3, Verse: 7

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Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.

Matthew, Chapter: 3, Verse: 13

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

Matthew, Chapter: 3, Verse: 14

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And he laid his hands on them, and departed thence.

Matthew, Chapter: 19, Verse: 15

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But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

Matthew, Chapter: 20, Verse: 22

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The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?

Matthew, Chapter: 21, Verse: 25

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The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me.

Mark, Chapter: 11, Verse: 30

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And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.

Luke, Chapter: 1, Verse: 59

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Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Luke, Chapter: 3, Verse: 7

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And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

Luke, Chapter: 7, Verse: 29

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But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

Luke, Chapter: 7, Verse: 30

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But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!

Luke, Chapter: 12, Verse: 50

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The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?

Luke, Chapter: 20, Verse: 4

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And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?

John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 25

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These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 28

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And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 31

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After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized.

John, Chapter: 3, Verse: 22

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And John also was baptizing in AEnon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.

John, Chapter: 3, Verse: 23

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And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.

John, Chapter: 3, Verse: 26

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When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,

John, Chapter: 4, Verse: 1

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And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode.

John, Chapter: 10, Verse: 40

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Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.

John, Chapter: 13, Verse: 10

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Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Acts, Chapter: 6, Verse: 6

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(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

Acts, Chapter: 8, Verse: 16

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And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?

Acts, Chapter: 8, Verse: 36

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And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.

Acts, Chapter: 9, Verse: 18

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That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;

Acts, Chapter: 10, Verse: 37

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Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

Acts, Chapter: 10, Verse: 47

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And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.

Acts, Chapter: 10, Verse: 48

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And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Acts, Chapter: 16, Verse: 33

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This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John.

Acts, Chapter: 18, Verse: 25

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And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.

Acts, Chapter: 19, Verse: 3

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When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Acts, Chapter: 19, Verse: 5

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Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul?

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 13

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I thank God that I baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 14

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Lest any should say that I had baptized in mine own name.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 1, Verse: 15

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And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 10, Verse: 2

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Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 15, Verse: 29

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One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

Ephesians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 5

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