New American Standard Bible
"But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and one who is more than a prophet.
King James Bible
But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.
Darby Bible Translation
But what went ye out to see? a prophet? Yea, I say to you, and what is more excellent than a prophet.
World English Bible
But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and much more than a prophet.
Young's Literal Translation
'But what have ye gone forth to see? a prophet? Yes, I say to you, and much more than a prophet:
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'The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of Him.' --LUKE vii. 30. Our Lord has just been pouring unstinted praise on the head of John the Baptist. The eulogium was tenderly timed, for it followed, and was occasioned by the expression, through messengers, of John's doubts of Christ's Messiahship. Lest these should shake the people's confidence in the Forerunner, and make them think of him as weak and shifting, Christ speaks of him in the glowing …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
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Liii. The Contemplation of Death.
"But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who are splendidly clothed and live in luxury are found in royal palaces!
"This is the one about whom it is written, 'BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER AHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY BEFORE YOU.'
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