It is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"—
As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER AHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY;
In the book of the prophet Isaiah, God said, "Look, I am sending my messenger before you, and he will prepare your way.
following to the letter the scroll of the prophet Isaiah. Watch closely: I'm sending my preacher ahead of you; He'll make the road smooth for you.
Even as it is said in the book of Isaiah the prophet, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way;
As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way;
As it is written in the Prophets: "Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, Who will prepare Your way before You."
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1 tc Instead of “in Isaiah the prophet” the majority of
2 sn The opening lines of the quotation are from Exod 23:20; Mal 3:1. Here is the forerunner who points the way to the arrival of God’s salvation. His job is to prepare and guide the people, as the cloud did for Israel in the desert.