Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER AHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY;

Holman Bible

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Look, I am sending My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way.

International Standard Version

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See! I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Even as it is written in Isaiah the prophet, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way.

Amplified

Just as it is written in the prophet Isaiah: Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will make ready Your way -- "

An Understandable Version

It was even written in Isaiah, the prophet [Note: Verse

Anderson New Testament

as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way.

Bible in Basic English

Even as it is said in the book of Isaiah the prophet, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way;

Common New Testament

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way";

Daniel Mace New Testament

It is written in the prophet, "behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Darby Translation

as it is written in Isaiah the prophet, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way.

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "Here I send my messenger on before you; He will prepare your way;

John Wesley New Testament

Behold I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way before you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Just as it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "Behold, I am sending my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way,

Modern King James verseion

as it is written in the Prophets, "Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who shall prepare Your way before You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As it is written in the prophets, "Behold, I send my messenger before thy face which shall prepare thy way before thee;"

Moffatt New Testament

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, Here I send my messenger before your face to prepare the way for you:

Montgomery New Testament

even as it is written in the prophet Isaiah, Behold, I am sending my messenger before your face to prepare your way.

NET Bible

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way,

New Heart English Bible

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Look, I send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.

Noyes New Testament

as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "Lo! I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way;"

Sawyer New Testament

as it is written in Isaiah the prophet; Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way.

The Emphasized Bible

According as it is written in Isaiah the prophet - Lo! I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as it is written in the prophets; "Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, he shall prepare thy way before thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is said in the Prophet Isaiah--'Behold! I send my Messenger before thy face; He shall prepare thy way.'

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

As it is written in Isaiah the Prophet, "See, I am sending My messenger before Thee, Who will prepare Thy way";

Williams New Testament

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah: "Here I send my messenger ahead of you; He will prepare your way.

World English Bible

As it is written in the prophets, "Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.

Worrell New Testament

As it has been written in Isaiah the prophet, "Behold, I send My messenger before Thy face, who shall prepare Thy way;

Worsley New Testament

As it is written in the prophets, "Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee:"

Youngs Literal Translation

As it hath been written in the prophets, 'Lo, I send My messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee,' --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

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

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; 2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. 3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.


Cross References

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 11:10

For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which 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;

Psalm 40:7

Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

Matthew 2:5

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,

Matthew 3:1-11

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

Matthew 26:24

The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.

Matthew 26:31

Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.

Luke 1:15-17

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 1:70

As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:

Luke 3:2-16

Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.

Luke 7:27-28

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

Luke 18:31

Then he took unto him the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.

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