Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

Bible References

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Isaiah 40:3
The voice of one that crieth, Prepare ye in the wilderness the way of Jehovah; make level in the desert a highway for our God.
Mark 1:3
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make ye ready the way of the Lord, Make his paths straight;
Luke 3:3
And he came into all the region round about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins;
John 1:23
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said Isaiah the prophet.

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Isaiah 57:14
And he will say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people.
Malachi 3:1
Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom ye desire, behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Luke 1:17
And he shall go before his face in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to walk in the wisdom of the just; to make ready for the Lord a people prepared for him .

General references

Proverbs 8:1
Doth not wisdom cry, And understanding put forth her voice?
Matthew 11:10
This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.
Mark 1:3
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make ye ready the way of the Lord, Make his paths straight;
Luke 1:16
And many of the children of Israel shall be turn unto the Lord their God.