Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;

Expectation

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Bible References

Expectation

John 10:24
Some Jewish [authorities] gathered around Him and asked, "How long will you hold us in suspense? If you [really] are the Christ, tell us plainly."

Mused

John 1:19
And this is the testimony John [the Immerser] gave when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" [Note: Levites were men who assisted the priests in the Temple service].
John 3:28
You yourselves can testify that I said, 'I am not the Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen one] but [rather] that I was sent [by God] ahead of Him.'

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John 1:20
Then he declared openly, without denying it, "I am not the Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen one]."