Matthew 3:1; Matthew 11:11-12; Matthew 14:2; Matthew 14:8; Matthew 16:14
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence , and the violent take it by force .
And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
And she, being before instructed of her mother, said , Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger.
And they said , Some say that thou art John the Baptist : some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.