Luke 3:4 LEB

4 as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight!

Study tools for Luke 3:4

  • a 3:1 - Or "the emperor Tiberius"
  • b 3:5 - *Here "[will become]" is an implied repetition of the verb earlier in the verse
  • c 3:6 - A quotation from Isa 40:3-5
  • d 3:11 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
  • e 3:11 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • f 3:13 - Literally "what is ordered to you"
  • g 3:14 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • h 3:15 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("were waiting expectantly")
  • i 3:15 - Or "Messiah"
  • j 3:21 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("was praying")
  • k 3:23 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("began") which is understood as temporal
  • l 3:23 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • m 3:35 - Greek "Sala"