Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
having begun from the immersion of John to the day that he was taken up from us, for one of these to become a witness with us of his resurrection.
ye know, the word having occurred throughout the whole of Judea beginning from Galilee after the immersion that John preached--
And he said to them, Into what then were ye immersed? And they said, Into John's immersion.
And in those days John the immerser comes, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, and saying,
As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who will prepare thy way before thee.
And thou, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High. For thou will go ahead, before the face of Lord, to prepare his ways,
in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God became in John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
A man came to be who was sent from God, his name was John.
Therefore a debate developed from John's disciples with the Jews about purification.
Ye have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth.