And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elijah must first come?
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elijah must first come?
And he answered and told them, Elijah truly comes first, and restores all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be treated with contempt.
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.
You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Highest: for you shall go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who shall prepare your way before you.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They said unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
The invalid man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steps down before me.
1 Thessalonians 4:15
For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not precede them who are asleep.
After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place, where he himself would come.
And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your gift, of which you had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of gift, and not as an extortion.
Let my lord, I pray you, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on slowly, according as the flocks that go before me and the children are able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.
1 Samuel 9:27
And as they were going down to the edge of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us, (and he passed on,) but stand you still awhile, that I may show you the word of God.
Who may go out before them, and who may go in before them, and who may lead them out, and who may bring them in; that the congregation of the LORD be not as sheep which have no shepherd.
But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see.
Praise you the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
When I remember these things, I pour out my soul within me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.
And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
And immediately Jesus made his disciples get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.
And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord:
These going before tarried for us at Troas.
And we went ahead to the ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take aboard Paul: for so had he appointed, intending himself to go on foot.