Isaiah 40:3
Good News Translation
A voice cries out, "Prepare in the wilderness a road for the LORD! Clear the way in the desert for our God!

Contemporary English Version
Someone is shouting: "Clear a path in the desert! Make a straight road for the LORD our God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God.

the voice

Matthew 3:1-3 And in those days cometh John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea. . . .

Mark 1:2-5 As it is written in Isaias the prophet: Behold I send my angel before thy face, who shall prepare the way before thee. . . .

Luke 3:2-6 Under the high priests Anna and Caiphas: the word of the Lord was made unto John, the son of Zachary, in the desert. . . .

John 1:23 He said: I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Isaias.

prepare

Isaiah 35:8 And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.

Isaiah 57:14 And I will say: Make a way: give free passage, turn out of the path, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.

Isaiah 62:10,11 Go through, go through the gates, prepare the way for the people, make the road plain, pick out the stones, and lift up the standard to the people. . . .

Malachi 3:1 Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 4:5,6 Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord. . . .

Luke 1:16,17,76,77 And he shall convert many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. . . .

make

Isaiah 11:15,16 And the Lord shall lay waste the tongue of the sea of Egypt, and shall lift up his hand over the river in the strength of his spirit: and he shall strike it in the seven streams, so that men may pass through it in their shoes. . . .

Isaiah 43:19 Behold I do new things, and now they shall spring forth, verily you shall know them: I will make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

Isaiah 49:11 And I will make all my mountains a way, and my paths shall be exalted.

Psalm 68:4 Sing ye to God, sing a psalm to his name, make a way for him who ascendeth upon the west: the Lord is his name. Rejoice ye before him: but the wicked shall be troubled at his presence,

Context
Prepare the Way for the LORD
2Speak ye to the heart of Jerusalem, and call to her: for her evil is come to an end, her iniquity is forgiven: she hath received of the hand of the Lord double for all her sins. 3The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God.4Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough ways plain.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:3
For this is he that was spoken of by Isaias the prophet, saying: A voice of one crying in the desert, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.

Mark 1:3
A voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord; make straight his paths.

Luke 3:4
As it was written in the book of the sayings of Isaias the prophet: A voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.

John 1:23
He said: I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Isaias.

Psalm 68:4
Sing ye to God, sing a psalm to his name, make a way for him who ascendeth upon the west: the Lord is his name. Rejoice ye before him: but the wicked shall be troubled at his presence,

Isaiah 11:16
And there shall be a highway for the remnant of my people, which shall be left from the Assyrians: as there was for Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 35:8
And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.

Isaiah 40:4
Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough ways plain.

Malachi 3:1
Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 4:5
Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

Malachi 4:6
And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers: lest I come, and strike the earth with anathema.

Additional Translations
A voice of one calling: “Prepare the way for the LORD in the wilderness; make a straight highway for our God in the desert.The voice of him that cries in the wilderness, Prepare you the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

The voice of one that crieth, Prepare ye in the wilderness the way of Jehovah; make level in the desert a highway for our God.

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight the paths of our God.

The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, make straight in the desert a highway for our God!

The voice of one that crieth, Prepare ye in the wilderness the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

The voice of one who calls out, "Prepare the way of Yahweh in the wilderness! Make a level highway in the desert for our God.

A voice is crying -- in a wilderness -- Prepare ye the way of Jehovah, Make straight in a desert a highway to our God.
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