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Matthew 11:7

Context

11:7 While they were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness 1  to see? A reed shaken by the wind? 2 

1 tn Or “desert.”

2 tn There is a debate as to whether one should read this figuratively (“to see someone who is easily blown over?”) or literally (Grk “to see the wilderness vegetation?… No, to see a prophet”). Either view makes good sense, but the following examples suggest the question should be read literally and understood to point to the fact that a prophet drew them to the desert.



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