John 1:19

John the Baptist Denies Being the Messiah

19 Now this was John’s testimony when the Jewish leadersa in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was.

Read John 1:19 Using Other Translations

And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?
And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"
This was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Temple assistants from Jerusalem to ask John, “Who are you?”