Matthew 11:14
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English Standard Version
and if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah who is to come.

King James Bible
And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.

American Standard Version
And if ye are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, that is to come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if you will receive it, he is Elias that is to come.

English Revised Version
And if ye are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, which is to come.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if ye will receive it, this is Elijah who was to come.

Weymouth New Testament
And (if you are willing to receive it)

Matthew 11:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

If ye will (εἰ θέλετε)

More correctly, Rev., If ye are willing or disposed. For there would naturally be an unwillingness to receive the statement about John's high place, in view of John's imprisonment.

Matthew 11:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

if.

Ezekiel 2:5 And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear...

Ezekiel 3:10,11 Moreover he said to me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak to you receive in your heart, and hear with your ears...

John 16:12 I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.

1 Corinthians 3:2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

this.

Matthew 17:10-13 And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come...

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

Mark 9:11-13 And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come...

Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children...

John 1:21-23 And they asked him, What then? Are you Elias? And he said, I am not. Are you that prophet? And he answered, No...

Revelation 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them...

Cross References
Malachi 3:1
"Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 4:5
"Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.

Matthew 11:13
For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John,

Matthew 17:10
And the disciples asked him, "Then why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?"

Mark 9:11
And they asked him, "Why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?"

Luke 1:17
and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared."

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."

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