Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Bible References

The voice

Matthew 3:1
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea
Mark 1:2
as it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
Luke 3:2
Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came upon John the son of Zachariah in the wilderness.
John 1:23
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Isaiah.

Prepare

Isaiah 35:8
And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.
Isaiah 57:14
And shall say, Clear away, clear away, level the way, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.
Isaiah 62:10
Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; clear up, clear up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a banner as an example for the people.
Malachi 3:1
Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, and the angel of the covenant, whom ye desire: behold, he comes, said the LORD of the hosts.
Malachi 4:5
Behold, I send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD:
Luke 1:16
And he shall turn many of the sons of Israel to the Lord their God.

General references

Isaiah 19:23
In that day there shall be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians shall serve the LORD with the Assyrians.
Isaiah 49:11
And I will turn all my mountains into a way, and my highways shall be exalted.
Matthew 11:10
For this is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
Mark 1:3
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.
Luke 1:16
And he shall turn many of the sons of Israel to the Lord their God.