Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way before you.
The voice of him that cries in the wilderness, Prepare you the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zachariah in the wilderness.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
Seventy weeks are determined upon your people and upon your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is close to me, says the LORD of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand against the little ones.
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.
Arise, O God, plead your own cause: remember how the foolish man reproaches you daily.
Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD who is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he has chosen you.
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked out the beard: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
As many were astonished at you; so his appearance was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:
Who has believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a princely price that I was valued at by them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.
And Herod with his men of war despised him, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.
But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: