Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is John's testimony, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"
There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.
They came to John, and said to him, "Rabbi, he who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified, behold, the same baptizes, and everyone is coming to him."
before his coming, when John had first preached the baptism of repentance to Israel.