John 1:25
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English Standard Version
They asked him, “Then why are you baptizing, if you are neither the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?”

King James Bible
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?

American Standard Version
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why then baptizest thou, if thou art not the Christ, neither Elijah, neither the prophet?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they asked him, and said to him: Why then dost thou baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the prophet?

English Revised Version
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why then baptizest thou, if thou art not the Christ, neither Elijah, neither the prophet?

Webster's Bible Translation
And they asked him, and said to him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou art not that Christ, nor Elijah, neither that prophet?

Weymouth New Testament
Again they questioned him. "Why then do you baptize," they said, "if you are neither the Christ nor Elijah nor the Prophet?"

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Why.

Matthew 21:23 And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said...

Acts 4:5-7 And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes...

Acts 5:28 Saying, Did not we straightly command you that you should not teach in this name? and, behold...

that Christ.

John 1:20-22 And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ...

Daniel 9:24-26 Seventy weeks are determined on your people and on your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 18:15
"The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers--it is to him you shall listen--

Deuteronomy 18:18
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Matthew 3:6
and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Matthew 21:11
And the crowds said, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee."

John 1:21
And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No."

John 1:24
(Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.)

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