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It could have somthing to do with the fact that jesus had to totally rely upon God to lead him and take care of that which he had no control over ,Jesus left because he had to forfill his Fathers plan.

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โˆ™ 2016-01-12 01:21:06

The gospels say that John the Baptist was imprisoned shortly after Jesus sought John out and had John baptise him. Given the relationship this implied, as well as the assertion in Luke's Gospel that John the Baptist and Jesus were cousins, it would seem strange that Jesus did not visit John in prison. Certainly, the gospels tell that John's followers had been allowed to visit him. Perhaps, Jesus did visit him but for some reason this was not recorded by the evangelists.

On the other hand, the evidence of the first-century Jewish historian suggests that John was not really imprisoned until 35 CE, long after the time of Jesus' mission. On the basis of historical chronology, Jesus could not have visited John in prison.

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