Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and said to him, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we look for someone else?"
As all this aroused people's expectations, and they were all wondering in their hearts whether John was the Christ,
They said to him, "Who are you?" Jesus said to them,
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already made an agreement that if anyone acknowledged Jesus as the Christ, he should be excluded from the synagogues.
"If you are the Christ, tell us so." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe me,
2 Corinthians 3:12
So since I have such a hope, I speak with great frankness,