Matthew 11:9

But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But what went ye out for to see? A Prophet? yea, I say vnto you, and more then a Prophet.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and one who is more than a prophet.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But wherefore went ye out? to see a prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But why did you go out? to see a prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.
- Basic English Bible

But what went ye out to see? a prophet? Yea, I say to you, and more than a prophet:
- Darby Bible

But what went ye out to see? A prophet? yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.
- Webster's Bible

But why did you go out? To see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet.
- Weymouth Bible

But why did you go out? To see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and much more than a prophet.
- World English Bible

But what thing wenten ye out to se? a prophete? Yhe, Y seie to you, and more than a prophete.
- Wycliffe Bible

`But what went ye out to see? -- a prophet? yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:9


11:9 More than a prophet - For the prophets only pointed me out afar off; but John was my immediate forerunner.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:9


Mt 11:9 More than a prophet. He was more than a prophet, because he was a reformer, forerunner and way-preparer, as well as prophet. No other prophet ever had so honored an office.

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