Add parallel Print Page Options

19 So he went and preached to the spirits in prison— 20 those who disobeyed God long ago when God waited patiently while Noah was building his boat. Only eight people were saved from drowning in that terrible flood.[a] 21 And that water is a picture of baptism, which now saves you, not by removing dirt from your body, but as a response to God from[b] a clean conscience. It is effective because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 3:20 Greek saved through water.
  2. 3:21 Or as an appeal to God for.

Bible Gateway Recommends

NLT Wayfinding Bible, leatherlike teal
NLT Wayfinding Bible, leatherlike teal
Retail: $54.99
Our Price: $21.99
Save: $33.00 (60%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NLT Life Application Study Bible 2nd Edition, Personal Size
NLT Life Application Study Bible 2nd Edition, Personal Size
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $20.99
Save: $9.00 (30%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NLT Everyday Matters Bible for Women, softcover
NLT Everyday Matters Bible for Women, softcover
Retail: $34.95
Our Price: $20.99
Save: $13.96 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NLT Inspire Bible: The Bible for Creative Journaling, Softcover
NLT Inspire Bible: The Bible for Creative Journaling, Softcover
Retail: $24.99
Our Price: $17.49
Save: $7.50 (30%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors