Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all the prophets and the Law prophesied until John.
Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded
John as a prophet.
but I say to you that Elijah already came, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands.”
Jesus said to them,
“I will also ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.
They asked Him, saying, “Why is it that the scribes say that
Elijah must come first?”
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will
drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother’s womb.
was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan;