Vincent Word Studies - John 1:21 - 1:21

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What then? Art thou Elias?

Better, as Rev., Elijah. Some authorities read, What then art thou? Elijah? Elijah, predicted in Mal 4:5, as the forerunner of the day of the Lord.

Art thou that prophet?

Rev., “the prophet.” According to the Greek order, the prophet art thou. See Deu 18:15, and compare Act 3:22; Act 7:37; Joh 1:46; Joh 6:14.


Observe how the successive denials become shorter.