New International Version
You yourselves can testify that I said, 'I am not the Messiah but am sent ahead of him.'
King James Bible
Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye yourselves bear me witness that I said, I am not the Christ, but, that I am sent before him.
World English Bible
You yourselves testify that I said, 'I am not the Christ,' but, 'I have been sent before him.'
Young's Literal Translation
ye yourselves do testify to me that I said, I am not the Christ, but, that I am having been sent before him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A man can receive nothing, etc. - Or, A man can receive nothing from heaven, unless it be given him. I have received, not only my commission, but the power also by which I have executed it, from above. As I took it up at God's command, so I am ready to lay it down when he pleases. I have told you from the beginning that I was only the forerunner of the Messiah, and was sent, not to form a separate party, but to point out to men that Lamb of God which takes away the sin of the world: John 3:28.
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Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best …
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He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, "I am not the Messiah."
John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, "I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way for the Lord.'"
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