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 crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, make straight in the desert a highway for our God!
Mark 1:3
Voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
Luke 3:3
And he came into all the district round the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins,
John 1:23
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the path of the Lord, as said Esaias the prophet.

Prepare

Isaiah 57:14
And it shall be said, Cast up, cast up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-blocks 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 Angel of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Luke 1:17
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn hearts of fathers to children, and disobedient ones to the thoughts of just men, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people.

General references

Proverbs 8:1
Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding give 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
Voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
Luke 1:16
And many of the sons of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.