Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Bible References


Luke 1:14
And you will have joy and happiness and many people will rejoice when he is born.
Luke 3:16
John answered [their concerns] by saying to all of them, "I am [the one] immersing you in water, but One who is more powerful than I will follow my [ministry]. I am not [even] worthy to loosen the straps of His sandals. He will immerse you people with the Holy Spirit and with fire [i.e., the punishment of hell. See Matt. 3:10-12].


Luke 9:48
and said to the disciples, "The person who welcomes this little child in my name [i.e., because he belongs to me], welcomes me [also]. And the person who welcomes me [i.e., into his life ?] welcomes God, who sent me. For that person who is the least [significant] among you men is the one who is the greatest [in importance]."
Luke 10:23
Then Jesus turned to the disciples and said privately, "The eyes that see the things you see are [truly] blessed,
Matthew 11:11
It is true when I tell you, among [all] those born of women, no one greater than John the Immerser has come along. Yet the least significant person in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Matthew 13:16
But your eyes are fortunate for they [really] see, and so are your ears, for they [really] hear.
Ephesians 3:8
This favor of preaching the unfathomable riches of Christ to the Gentiles was given to me [even though] I am the least significant of all saints [i.e., God's holy people].
Colossians 1:25
I was made a minister of the church according to the task given to me by God to fully present His message to you.
Hebrews 11:39
And all of these people were commended [by God] for their faith, yet did not receive [all of] what was promised to them,
1 Peter 1:10
The prophets [of old], who spoke of this salvation, asked about and searched diligently concerning the unearned favor [God provided] for you people.