Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

This is he of whom it has been written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

New American Standard Bible

This is the one about whom it is written,
Behold, I send My messenger ahead of You,
Who will prepare Your way before You.’

King James Version

This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

Holman Bible

This is the one it is written about:

Look, I am sending My messenger
ahead of You;
he will prepare Your way before You.

International Standard Version

This is the man about whom it is written, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'

A Conservative Version

This is he about whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who will prepare thy way before thee.

American Standard Version

This is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Amplified

This is the one of whom it is written [by the prophet Malachi],

Behold, I send My messenger ahead of You,
Who will prepare Your way before You.’

An Understandable Version

He is the one about whom it was written [Mal. 3:1], 'Look, I [will] send my messenger on ahead of you. He will prepare the pathway in front of you.'

Anderson New Testament

This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way be fore thee.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

This is he of whom it is written: 'Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

he it is, of whom it is written, "behold, I send my messenger before you, who shall prepare the way for you."

Darby Translation

This is he concerning whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee;

Godbey New Testament

This is he concerning whom it has been written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who will prepare thy way before thee.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is the man of whom the Scripture says, " 'Here I send my messenger on before you, He will prepare the road ahead of you!'

John Wesley New Testament

This is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

King James 2000

This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way before you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It is this man about whom it is written: 'Behold, I am sending my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.'

Modern King James verseion

This is he of whom it is written, "Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who shall prepare Your way before You."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is he of whom it is written, 'Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, to prepare thy way before thee.'

Moffatt New Testament

This is he of whom it is written, Here I send my messenger before your face, to prepare the way for you.

Montgomery New Testament

"Yes, I tell you and more than a prophet. This is he who it is written. "Behold I send a messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.

NET Bible

This is the one about whom it is written, 'Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'

New Heart English Bible

This is he of whom it is written, 'Look, I send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'

Noyes New Testament

This is he of whom it is written, "Lo! I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee."

Sawyer New Testament

This is he of whom it is written; Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way before you.

The Emphasized Bible

This, is he concerning whom it is written - Lo! I am sending forth my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is the very man of whom Scripture says--'Behold, I am sending my Messenger before thy face, And he shall prepare thy way before thee.'

Webster

This is he, concerning whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Weymouth New Testament

John is the man about whom it is written, 'See, I am sending My messenger before thy face, and he shall make ready thy way before thee.'

Williams New Testament

This is the man of whom the Scripture says: "'Attention! I send my messenger on before you. He will prepare the road ahead of you.'

World English Bible

This is he of whom it is written, 'Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.'

Worrell New Testament

This is he concerning whom it has been written, 'Behold, I send forth My messenger before Thy face, who will prepare Thy way before Thee.'

Worsley New Testament

This is he of whom it is written, "Behold I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee:"

Youngs Literal Translation

this is he concerning whom it hath been written, Lo, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

he, of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

πρό 
Pro 
ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 34
Usage: 27

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241
Usage: 241

πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

κατασκευάζω 
Kataskeuazo 
Usage: 9

way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

References

Context Readings

A Question From John The Baptist

26 But what went ye out to see? A prophet? Yea, I say to you, superior to a prophet. 27 This is he of whom it has been written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee. 28 For I say to you, Among the begotten of women none is a greater prophet than John the Immerser; and the less in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.


Cross References

Malachi 3:1

Behold me sending my messenger, and he looked upon the way before my face: and suddenly Jehovah whom ye seek shall come to his temple, and the messenger of the covenant whom ye delight in: behold him coming, said Jehovah of armies.

Mark 1:2

As it has been written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Luke 1:76

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;

Isaiah 40:3

The voice of him calling in the desert, Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, make straight in the sterile region a highway for our God.

Malachi 4:5-6

Behold, I send to you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the day of Jehovah, great and terrible:

Matthew 11:10

For this is he for whom it was Written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Luke 1:15-17

For he shall be great before the Lord, and wine and fermented liquor he should not drink; and with the Holy Spirit shall he be filled, even from his mother's womb.

John 1:23

He said, I the voice of him crying in the desert, Make ye straight the way of the Lord, as said Esaias the prophet.

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