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John 1:23

Context

1:23 John 1  said, “I am the voice of one shouting in the wilderness, ‘Make straight 2  the way for the Lord,’ 3  as Isaiah the prophet said.”

1 tn Grk “He”; the referent (John the Baptist) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

2 sn This call to “make straight” is probably an allusion to preparation through repentance.

3 sn A quotation from Isa 40:3.



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