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Matthew 3:3

For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said,

  “The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
  ‘Prepare1 the way of the Lord;
    make his paths straight.’”


[1] 3:3 Or crying: Prepare in the wilderness

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Matthew 3:3, KJV

For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

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Matthew 3:3, NASB

For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when he said, ``THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, `MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!'"

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Matthew 3:3, NLT

3The prophet Isaiah was speaking about John when he said,

“He is a voice shouting in the wilderness,

‘Prepare the way for the Lord’s coming!

Clear the road for him!’”*3:3 Isa 40:3 (Greek version).