Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

General references

Bible References

The voice

Matthew 3:3
For this is the man who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, who said, [Isa. 40:3], "[It is] the voice of a man who speaks out in the desert, [urging people to] make the road for the Lord ready [for Him to travel]; to make a straight pathway for Him [to walk on]."
Mark 1:3
from Isa. 40:3], "Look, I am sending my messenger on ahead of you. He will prepare the way for you.
John 1:23
He replied, "I am the voice of a man who is calling out in the desert, [urging people to] 'Make the road for the Lord straight,' as Isaiah the prophet said, [Isa. 40:3]."

Prepare

Luke 1:16
And he will influence many Israelites to turn to the Lord their God.
John 1:7
He came to be a witness, so that he might testify concerning that Light, so that all people would believe [in Jesus] through him [i.e., through his testimony. See Acts 19:4].
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.'

General references

Mark 1:3
from Isa. 40:3], "Look, I am sending my messenger on ahead of you. He will prepare the way for you.