Isaiah 40:3

3 a  A voice cries:
Or  A voice of one crying

c  “In the wilderness prepare the way of the  Lord;
d  make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Matthew 3:1

John the Baptist Prepares the Way

1 e  In those days f  John the Baptist came preaching in g  the wilderness of Judea,

Matthew 11:7

7As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: What did you go out h  into the wilderness to see? i  A reed shaken by the wind?

Mark 1:3

3 j  the voice of one crying in the wilderness:
k  Prepare
Or  crying: Prepare in the wilderness
the way of the Lord,
make his paths straight,’”

Luke 1:80

80 m  And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was n  in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

John 1:23

23He said, “I am o  the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight
Or  crying out, ‘In the wilderness make straight
the way of the Lord,’ as the prophet Isaiah said.”

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