John 1:23 NIV

23 John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, “I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way for the Lord.’ ”a

References for John 1:23

    • d 1:23 - Isaiah 40:3

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      • a 1:5 - Or "understood"
      • b 1:18 - Some manuscripts "but the only Son, who"
      • c 1:19 - The Greek term traditionally translated "the Jews" ("hoi Ioudaioi" ) refers here and elsewhere in John’s Gospel to those Jewish leaders who opposed Jesus; also in 5:10, 15, 16; 7:1, 11, 13; 9:22; 18:14, 28, 36; 19:7, 12, 31, 38.
      • d 1:23 - Isaiah 40:3
      • e 1:26 - Or "in" ; also in verses 31 and 33 (twice)
      • f 1:34 - See Isaiah 42:1; many manuscripts "is the Son of God" .
      • g 1:42 - "Cephas" (Aramaic) and "Peter" (Greek) both mean "rock" .
      • h 1:50 - Or "Do you believe … ?"
      • i 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
      • j 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
      • k 1:51 - Gen. 28:12