Questions tagged [john-the-baptist]

The prophetic forerunner of Christ in the Gospels (not the Apostle John).

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Luke 1:61 what were the rules of how contemporary Jews named their children?

From this verse it seems Jews picked a name among their relatives for their children. How exactly did this convention work?
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Will Jesus Baptize us with the Holy Spirit or with holy wind in Mk 1:8, Mtt 3:11, Lk 3:16, and Jn 1:33?

In Mark 1:8, Matthew 3:11, Luke 3:16, and John 1:33, John the Baptist declares that Jesus will baptize people in the Holy Spirit. For example, Matthew 3:11 says, “I indeed baptize you with water ...