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Matthew 11:10

    Matthew 11:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, which shall prepare your way before you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is he of whom it has been said, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way before you.

    Webster's Revision

    This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.

    World English Bible

    For this is he, of whom it is written, 'Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way before thee.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 11:10

    Behold, I send my messenger - A fifth excellency of the Baptist was, his preparing the way of the Lord; being the instrument, in God's hand, of preparing the people's hearts to receive the Lord Jesus; and it was probably through his preaching that so many thousands attached themselves to Christ, immediately on his appearing as a public teacher.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 11:10

    For this is he ... - The passage of Scripture here quoted is found in Malachi 3:1. The substance of it is contained also in Isaiah 40:3.

    Prepare thy way - That is, to prepare "the people;" to make them ready, by proper instructions, to receive the Messiah.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 11:10

    11:10 Mal 3:1.