Luke 1:17
And he will go on before the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous--to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."
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Luke 1:16
Many of the sons of Israel he will turn back to the Lord their God.

John 1:13, 23-30, 34
children born not of blood, nor of the desire or will of man, but born of God. . . .

John 3:28
You yourselves can testify that I said, 'I am not the Christ, but am sent ahead of Him.'


Malachi 4:5, 6
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful Day of the LORD. . . .

Matthew 11:14
And if you are willing to accept it, he is the Elijah who was to come.

Matthew 17:11, 12
Jesus replied, "Elijah does indeed come, and he will restore all things. . . .

Mark 9:11-13
And they asked Jesus, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" . . .

John 1:21-24
"Then who are you?" they inquired. "Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No." . . .

Revelation 20:4
Then I saw the thrones, and those seated on them had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for their testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image, and had not received its mark on their foreheads or hands. And they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.


1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was among the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As surely as the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, I stand before Him, and in these years there will be neither dew nor rain except at my word!"

1 Kings 18:18
"I have not troubled Israel, " Elijah replied, "but you and your father's house have, for you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and have followed the Baals.

1 Kings 21:20
When Elijah arrived, Ahab said to him, "So you have found me out, my enemy." He replied, "I have found you out because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 1:4-6, 16
Therefore, this is what the LORD says: 'You will not get up from the bed on which you are lying. You will surely die.'" So Elijah departed. . . .


Matthew 3:4, 7-12
John wore a garment of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey. . . .

Matthew 14:4
because John had been telling him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."


Luke 3:7-14
Then John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? . . .

Malachi 4:6
And he will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers. Otherwise, I will come and strike the land with a curse."

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Isaiah 29:24
Then the wayward in spirit will come to understanding, and those who grumble will accept instruction."

Matthew 21:29-32
I will not, ' he replied. But later he changed his mind and went. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who submit to or perform homosexual acts, . . .


1 Samuel 7:5
Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to the LORD on your behalf."

1 Chronicles 29:18
O LORD, God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, keep this desire forever in the intentions of the hearts of Your people, and direct their hearts toward You.

2 Chronicles 29:36
Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced at what God had prepared for the people, because everything had been accomplished so quickly.

Psalm 10:17
You have heard, O LORD, the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their hearts. You will incline Your ear,

Psalm 78:8
Then they will not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose heart was not loyal, whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Psalm 111:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow His precepts have a rich understanding. His praise endures forever!

Amos 4:12
"Therefore, that is what I will do to you, O Israel, and since I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, O Israel!

Acts 10:33
So I sent for you immediately, and you were kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has instructed you to tell us."

Romans 9:23
What if He did this to make the riches of His glory known to the vessels of His mercy, whom He prepared in advance for glory--

Colossians 1:12
giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light.

2 Timothy 2:21
So if anyone cleanses himself of what is unfit, he will be a vessel for honor: sanctified, useful to the Master, and prepared for every good work.

1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, to proclaim the virtues of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

2 Peter 3:11-14
Since everything will be dissolved in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to conduct yourselves in holiness and godliness . . .

1 John 2:28
And now, little children, remain in Him, so that when He appears, we may be confident and unashamed before Him at His coming.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"It is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, TO TURN THE HEARTS OF THE FATHERS BACK TO THE CHILDREN, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."

King James Bible
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And he will go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the disobedient to the understanding of the righteous, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people."

International Standard Version
He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord."

NET Bible
And he will go as forerunner before the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared for him."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And he will go before him in the spirit and in the power of Elijah The Prophet to turn the heart of The fathers to the children and those who do not have faith to the knowledge of The Just One and he will prepare a perfect people for THE LORD JEHOVAH.”
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