Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

And child, you will be called
a prophet of the Most High,
for you will go before the Lord
to prepare His ways,

New American Standard Bible

"And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS;

King James Version

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;

International Standard Version

And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, because you will go ahead of the Lord to prepare his way

A Conservative Version

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,

American Standard Version

Yea and thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Most High: For thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to make ready his ways;

Amplified

And you, little one, shall be called a prophet of the Most High; for you shall go on before the face of the Lord to make ready His ways,

An Understandable Version

Yes, you [my] child [i.e., John], will be called the prophet of the Highest [i.e., God], for you will go ahead of the Lord's presence to prepare His ways.

Anderson New Testament

And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High; for you shall go before the face of the Lord, to make ready his ways,

Bible in Basic English

And you, child, will be named the prophet of the Most High: you will go before the face of the Lord, to make ready his ways;

Common New Testament

And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare his ways,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and you, dear babe, you shall be the prophet of the most high: for you shall go before the Lord, in order to prepare his way,

Darby Translation

And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to make ready his ways;

Godbey New Testament

And thou, little child, shall be called a prophet of the Highest; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways,

Goodspeed New Testament

"And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, For you will go before the Lord to make his way ready,

John Wesley New Testament

And thou, child, shalt be a prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord, to prepare his ways,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou, child, shalt be called prophet of the Most High, for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

Julia Smith Translation

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;

King James 2000

And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Highest: for you shall go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go on before the Lord to prepare his ways,

Modern King James verseion

And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest, for you shall go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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:

Moffatt New Testament

And you, my child, shall be called a prophet of the Most High; for you shall go in front of the Lord to make his ways ready,

Montgomery New Testament

"And thou, child, shalt be called the Prophet of the Most High, For thou shalt go before the Lord to prepare the way

NET Bible

And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High. For you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways,

New Heart English Bible

And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to make ready his ways,

Noyes New Testament

And thou, child, shalt be called a prophet of the Most High; for thou shalt go in advance before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

Sawyer New Testament

And you, little child, shall be called a prophet of the Most High; for you shall go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

The Emphasized Bible

And, even thou, child, prophet of the Most High, shalt be called, - for thou shall march on before the Lord, to prepare his ways,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Most High; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And thou, Child, shalt be called Prophet of the Most High, For thou shalt go before the Lord to make ready his way,

Webster

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;

Weymouth New Testament

And you moreover, O child, shall be called Prophet of the Most High; For you shall go on in front before the Lord to prepare the way for Him,

Williams New Testament

And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to make ready His ways,

World English Bible

And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

Worrell New Testament

"And you also, child, shall be called 'Prophet of the Most High;' for you shall go before the face of the Lord, to prepare His ways;

Worsley New Testament

And thou, my child, shalt be called the prophet of the most High; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord,

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, child, Prophet of the Highest Shalt thou be called; For thou shalt go before the face of the Lord, To prepare His ways.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

the prophet
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

of the Highest
ὕψιστος 
Hupsistos 
Usage: 12

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

thou shalt go
προπορεύομαι 
Proporeuomai 
go, go before
Usage: 2

πρό 
Pro 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
Usage: 34

the face
πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

to prepare
ἑτοιμάζω 
hetoimazo 
Usage: 27

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 1:76

Context Readings

The Praise And Prophecy Of Zechariah

75 in holiness and righteousness
in His presence all our days.
76 And child, you will be called
a prophet of the Most High,
for you will go before the Lord
to prepare His ways,
77 to give His people knowledge of salvation
through the forgiveness of their sins.


Cross References

Malachi 3:1

“See, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. Then the Lord you seek will suddenly come to His temple, the Messenger of the covenant you desire—see, He is coming,” says the Lord of Hosts.

Luke 1:32

He will be great
and will be called the Son of the Most High,
and the Lord God will give Him
the throne of His father David.

Matthew 3:3

For he is the one spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, who said:A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
Prepare the way for the Lord;
make His paths straight!

Matthew 11:9-10

But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet.

Matthew 14:5

Though he wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, since they regarded him as a prophet.

Mark 1:2-3

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet:Look, I am sending My messengerahead of You,
who will prepare Your way.

Luke 1:35

The angel replied to her:“The Holy Spirit will come upon you,
and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
Therefore, the holy One to be born
will be called the Son of God.

Psalm 87:5

And it will be said of Zion,
“This one and that one were born in her.”
The Most High Himself will establish her.

Isaiah 40:3-5

A voice of one crying out:Prepare the way of the Lord in the wilderness;
make a straight highway for our God in the desert.

Malachi 4:5

Look, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome Day of the Lord comes.

Matthew 3:11

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but the One who is coming after me is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to remove His sandals. He Himself will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Matthew 21:26

But if we say, ‘From men,’ we’re afraid of the crowd, because everyone thought John was a prophet.”

Mark 11:32

But if we say, ‘From men’”—they were afraid of the crowd, because everyone thought that John was a genuine prophet.

Luke 1:16-17

He will turn many of the sons of Israel
to the Lord their God.

Luke 3:4-6

as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah:A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
Prepare the way for the Lord;
make His paths straight!

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.

Luke 7:27-28

This is the one it is written about:Look, I am sending My messenger
ahead of You;
he will prepare Your way before You.

John 1:23

He said, “I am a voice of one crying out in the wilderness: Make straight the way of the Lord—just as Isaiah the prophet said.”

John 1:27

He is the One coming after me, whose sandal strap I’m not worthy to untie.”

John 3:28

You yourselves can testify that I said, ‘I am not the Messiah, but I’ve been sent ahead of Him.’

Acts 13:24-25

Before He came to public attention, John had previously proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 16:17

As she followed Paul and us she cried out, “These men, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation, are the slaves of the Most High God.”

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