17Andthisrumourofhim went forththroughoutallJudaea,andthroughoutall the region round about.18And the disciples of Johnshewedhimofall these things.19AndJohncalling unto him twoofhisdisciplessent them toJesus,saying , Artthou he that should come ? or look we foranother?20When the men were comeuntohim, they said , JohnBaptist hath sentusuntothee,saying , Artthou he that should come ? or look we foranother?21Andin that samehour he curedmanyof their infirmitiesandplagues,and of evilspirits;and unto many that were blind he gavesight .
22ThenJesusansweringsaid unto them,Go your way , and tellJohn what things ye have seenandheard ; how that the blindsee , the lamewalk , the lepers are cleansed , the deafhear , the dead are raised , to the poor the gospel is preached .23Andblessedis he, whosoevershallnot be offendedinme.24And when the messengers of John were departed , he began to speakunto the peopleconcerningJohn,What went ye outinto the wilderness for to see ? A reedshakenwith the wind?25Butwhat went ye out for to see ? A manclothedinsoftraiment?Behold , they which aregorgeouslyapparelled,andlivedelicately,arein kings' courts.26Butwhat went ye out for to see ? A prophet?Yea, I say unto you,and much more than a prophet.27Thisis he, ofwhom it is written , Behold , Isendmymessengerbeforethyface,which shall preparethywaybeforethee.