New Living Translation
John the Baptist, who was in prison, heard about all the things the Messiah was doing. So he sent his disciples to ask Jesus,
King James Bible
Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
Darby Bible Translation
But John, having heard in the prison the works of the Christ, sent by his disciples,
World English Bible
Now when John heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples
Young's Literal Translation
And John having heard in the prison the works of the Christ, having sent two of his disciples,
Matthew 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:2 He sent two of his disciples - Not because he doubted himself; but to confirm their faith. Luke 7:18.
LibraryMessiah's Easy Yoke
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. T hough the influence of education and example, may dispose us to acknowledge the Gospel to be a revelation from God; it can only be rightly understood, or duly prized, by those persons who feel themselves in the circumstances of distress, which it is designed to relieve. No Israelite would think of fleeing to a city of refuge (Joshua 20:2. …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
The Yoke of Christ.
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xi. 2, "Now when John Heard in the Prison the Works of the Christ, He Sent by his Disciples,
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xi. 25, "I Thank Thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and Earth, that Thou Didst Hide These Things From
When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he left Judea and returned to Galilee.
For Herod had arrested and imprisoned John as a favor to his wife Herodias (the former wife of Herod's brother Philip).
For Herod had sent soldiers to arrest and imprison John as a favor to Herodias. She had been his brother Philip's wife, but Herod had married her.
The disciples of John the Baptist told John about everything Jesus was doing. So John called for two of his disciples,
When Herod Antipas, the ruler of Galilee, heard about everything Jesus was doing, he was puzzled. Some were saying that John the Baptist had been raised from the dead.
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