Luke 1:17; Luke 3:4; Luke 7:27; Malachi 3:1; Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:2-3

17 and jhe will go before him kin the spirit and power of Elijah, lto turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and mthe disobedient to the wisdom of the just, nto make ready for the Lord a people prepared.


As it is written in uthe book of the words of Isaiah the prophet,

vThe voice of one crying in the wilderness:

wPrepare the way of the Lord,1

make his paths straight.


27 This is he of whom it is written,

hBehold, I send my messenger before your face,

who will prepare your way before you.


gBehold, I send hmy messenger, and ihe will prepare the way before me. And the Lord jwhom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and kthe messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts.


For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said,

mThe voice of one crying in the wilderness:

nPrepare1 the way of the Lord;

make his paths straight.


bAs it is written in Isaiah the prophet,1

cBehold, I send my messenger before your face,

who will prepare your way,

dthe voice of one crying in the wilderness:

ePrepare2 the way of the Lord,

make his paths straight,