Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?

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Why

Matthew 17:3
And behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elijah talking with him.
Matthew 11:14
And if ye are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, that is to come.
Matthew 27:47
And some of them stood there, when they heard it, said, This man calleth Elijah.
Malachi 4:5
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of Jehovah come.
Mark 9:11
And they asked him, saying, How is it that the scribes say that Elijah must first come?
John 1:21
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elijah? And he saith, I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he answered, No.

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Mark 9:11
And they asked him, saying, How is it that the scribes say that Elijah must first come?
Luke 9:8
and by some, that Elijah had appeared; and by others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.

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