A.(10) And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
B.(11) I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance:
C. but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear:
B’. he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit,
A’. and with fire: (12) Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.