What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 11:8
What then did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? Look, those who wear fine clothing are found in kings' palaces.
Although Herod wanted to kill John, he was afraid of the people, because they considered him a prophet.
But if we say, 'From men,' we are afraid of the crowd, for they all regard John as a prophet."
And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare His ways,
But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."
Chapter Outline1. John sends his disciples to Jesus.
7. Jesus' testimony concerning John.
16. The perverse judgment of the people concerning the Son.
20. Jesus upbraids Korazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum;
25. and praising his Father's wisdom in revealing the Gospel to the simple,
28. he calls to him those who are weary and burdened.
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