Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
I say to you, Among all the sons of women, not one is greater than John: but he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.
And he would have put him to death, but for his fear of the people, because in their eyes John was a prophet.
But if we say, From men; we are in fear of the people, because all take John to be a prophet.
But if we say, From men--they were in fear of the people, because all took John to be truly a prophet.
He will be great, and will be named the Son of the Most High: and the Lord God will give him the kingdom of David, his father:
But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.
And of Zion it will be said, This or that man had his birth there; and the Most High will make her strong.
She came after Paul and us, crying out and saying, These men are the servants of the Most High God, who are giving you news of the way of salvation.
And through him great numbers of the children of Israel will be turned to the Lord their God.
As it says in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, The voice of one crying in the waste land, Make ready the way of the Lord, make his roads straight.
A voice of one crying, Make ready in the waste land the way of the Lord, make level in the lowland a highway for our God.
See, I am sending my servant, and he will make ready the way before me; and the Lord, whom you are looking for, will suddenly come to his Temple; and the angel of the agreement, in whom you have delight, see, he is coming, says the Lord of armies.
See, I am sending you Elijah the prophet before the day of the Lord comes, that great day, greatly to be feared.
For this is he of whom Isaiah the prophet said, The voice of one crying in the waste land, Make ready the way of the Lord, make his roads straight.
This is he of whom it has been said, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way before you.
Even as it is said in the book of Isaiah the prophet, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way;
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the waste land, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said Isaiah the prophet.
You yourselves give witness that I said, I am not the Christ. What I said was, I am sent before the Christ.
For whose coming John made ready the way by preaching to all the people of Israel the baptism which goes with a change of heart.