Matthew 11:14

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if ye wil receiue it, this is Elias which was for to come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And if you are willing to accept {it,} John himself is Elijah who was to come.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if ye are willing to receive `it,' this is Elijah, that is to come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if you are able to see it, this is Elijah who was to come.
- Basic English Bible

And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, who is to come.
- Darby Bible

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

And (if you are willing to receive it) he is the Elijah who was to come.
- Weymouth Bible

If you are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, who is to come.
- World English Bible

he is Elie that is to come.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if ye are willing to receive [it], he is Elijah who was about to come;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:14


11:14 #Mal 4:5|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:14


Mt 11:14 This is Elijah, who was to come. Malachi predicted that Elijah would come to prepare the way for the Lord. Christ explains that this was fulfilled in John. He was not the literal, but a spiritual Elijah. See Mal 4:5.

Discussion for Matthew 11

  • A disciple
    Lou; we should never confess defeat when it comes to our salvation, and the things that the Scriptures PLAINLY tell us we have in Christ! Saved from our sins, complete deliverance and freedom and all provided for pertaining to life and piety! The enemy is a liar, and goes about seeking whom he may devour with his lies! Don't listen to him! Believe the Word!
  • Lou
    Penni, we all fall short, because we judge, our nature is sinful. We must strive to be good, and..we will fail, we will never measure up, but we should try anyway. No action on our part, no changes we make, no sacrifice is worthy..we are fallen. Only through Christ, and not through our own doing are we saved, we will still fail, when we believe, but the power of Jesus (God) is above all things.
  • Penni Carter
    Jesus is so clear about our walk in trusting him, but He is also very clear in His stance regarding judgment. We have it easier because Jesus came to the earth in the form of a man to show us how to live. Is it really any wonder that our judgment will be much harder considering we had the truth as a living example. I pray for mercy and grace for our souls. Our world needs to repent.
  • Alex
    These things are hid from the wise and prudent but revealed unto babes, the babes are the H.G, simply b/c he said that which is BORN OF THE SPIRIT is SPIRIT, which are the children of the kingdom that are gonna be born in us via his seed, I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, these are the children that understand everything which is the multiplication of christ, th Children of PROMISE
  • BSP
    Verse 19: The results of a certain action or procedure will reveal whether it was a wise course.
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 11:27 ---ALL THINGS---ARE DELIVERED UNTO ME OF MY FATHER AND --NO MAN-- KNOWETH THE SON BUT THE FATHER NEITHER KNOWETH ANY MAN THE FATHER SAVE THE SON AND HE TO WHOMSOEVER THE SON WILL REVEAL HIM ***1 TIMOTHY 2:5 FOR THERE IS ONE GOD AND --- ONE MEDIATOR --- BETWEEN GOD AND MAN --- THE MAN JESUS CHRIST

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