Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMatthew 3:13
- Then cometh Jesus (tote paraginetai o Ihsouv).
- The same historical present used in 3:1. He comes all the way from Galilee to Jordan "to be baptized by him" (tou baptisthnai upo autou). The genitive articular infinitive of purpose, a very common idiom. The fame of John had reached Nazareth and the hour has come for which Jesus has waited.