in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness.
and Annas the high priest was there, and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of high-priestly descent.
So Annas sent Him bound to Caiaphas the high priest.
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
A voice is calling,
“Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.
to whom the word of the Lord came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign.
Now the word of the Lord came to me saying,
the word of the Lord came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the Lord came upon him.)
The word of the Lord which came to Hosea the son of Beeri, during the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and during the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel.
The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying,
The word of the Lord which came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
The word of the Lord which came to Zephaniah son of Cushi, son of Gedaliah, son of Amariah, son of Hezekiah, in the days of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah:
Now in those days John the Baptist *came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,
As these men were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John, “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
The voice of one crying in the wilderness,
‘Make ready the way of the Lord,
Make His paths straight.’”
And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father.
And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins;
He said, “I am a voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.”
But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all,
and led Him to Annas first; for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was high priest that year.