New Living Translation
"Well then, who are you?" they asked. "Are you Elijah?" "No," he replied. "Are you the Prophet we are expecting?" "No."
King James Bible
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.
Darby Bible Translation
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he says, I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he answered, No.
World English Bible
They asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" He answered, "No."
Young's Literal Translation
And they questioned him, 'What then? Elijah art thou?' and he saith, 'I am not.' -- 'The prophet art thou?' and he answered, 'No.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:21 Art thou Elijah? - He was not that Elijah (the Tishbite) of whom they spoke. Art thou the prophet - Of whom Moses speaks, Deut 18:15.
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Moses continued, "The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him.
I will raise up a prophet like you from among their fellow Israelites. I will put my words in his mouth, and he will tell the people everything I command him.
"Look, I am sending you the prophet Elijah before the great and dreadful day of the LORD arrives.
And if you are willing to accept what I say, he is Elijah, the one the prophets said would come.
"Well," they replied, "some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the other prophets."
And the crowds replied, "It's Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee."
"Then who are you? We need an answer for those who sent us. What do you have to say about yourself?"
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