Matthew 11:3
Good News Translation
"Tell us," they asked Jesus, "are you the one John said was going to come, or should we expect someone else?"

New Revised Standard Version
and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?”

Contemporary English Version
to ask Jesus, "Are you the one we should be looking for? Or must we wait for someone else?"

New American Bible
with this question, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we look for another?”

Douay-Rheims Bible
Art thou he that art to come, or look we for another?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Art thou he that art to come, or look we for another?


Matthew 2:2-6 Saying: Where is he that is born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and are come to adore him. . . .

Genesis 3:15 I will put enmities between thee and the woman, and thy seed and her seed: she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.

Genesis 12:3 I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee, and IN THEE shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 49:10 The sceptre shall not be taken away from Juda, nor a ruler from his thigh, till he come that is to be sent, and he shall be the expectation of nations.

Numbers 24:17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near. A STAR SHALL RISE out of Jacob and a sceptre shall spring up from Israel: and shall strike the chiefs of Moab, and shall waste all the children of Seth

Deuteronomy 18:15-18 The Lord thy God will raise up to thee a PROPHET of thy nation and of thy brethren like unto me: him thou shalt hear: . . .

Psalm 2:6-12 But I am appointed king by him over Sion, his holy mountain, preaching his commandment. . . .

Psalm 110:1-5 A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool. . . .

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son and his name shall be called Emmanuel.

Isaiah 9:6,7 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace. . . .

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .

Ezekiel 34:23,24 And I WILL SET UP ONE SHEPHERD OVER THEM, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. . . .

Daniel 9:24-26 Seventy weeks are shortened upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, that transgression may be finished, and sin may have an end, and iniquity may be abolished; and everlasting justice may be brought; and vision and prophecy may be fulfilled; and the Saint of saints may be anointed. . . .

Hosea 3:5 And after this the children of Israel shall return and shall seek the Lord, their God, and David, their king: and they shall fear the Lord, and his goodness, in the last days.

Joel 2:28-32 And it shall come to pass after this, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy: your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. . . .

Amos 9:11,12 All the sinners of my people shall fall by the sword: who say: The evils shall not approach, and shall not come upon us. . . .

Obadiah 1:21 And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel, all the places of the Chanaanites even to Sarepta: and the captivity of Jerusalem that is in Bosphorus, shall possess the cities of the south.

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Zephaniah 3:14-17 Give praise, O daughter of Sion: shout, O Israel: be glad, and rejoice with all thy heart, O daughter of Jerusalem. . . .

Haggai 2:7 And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts.

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem: BEHOLD THY KING will come to thee, the just and saviour: he is poor, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt, the foal of an ass.

Malachi 3:1 Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

John 4:21 Jesus saith to her: Woman, believe me that the hour cometh, when you shall neither on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, adore the Father.

John 7:31,41,42 But of the people many believed in him and said: When the Christ cometh, shall he do more miracles than this man doth? . . .

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Matthew 21:5,9 Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of her that is used to the yoke. . . .

Mark 11:9 And they that went before and they that followed cried, saying: Hosanna: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.

Luke 19:38 Saying: Blessed be the king who cometh in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory on high!

John 16:14 He shall glorify me: because he shall receive of mine and shall shew it to you.

John 12:13 Took branches of palm trees and went forth to meet him and cried Hosanna. Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord, the king of Israel.

Hebrews 10:37 For yet a little and a very little while, and he that is to come will come and will not delay.

John's Inquiry
2Now when John had heard in prison the works of Christ: sending two of his disciples he said to him: 3Art thou he that art to come, or look we for another? 4And Jesus making answer said to them: Go and relate to John what you have heard and seen.…
Cross References
Psalm 118:26
Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord. We have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.

Matthew 11:4
And Jesus making answer said to them: Go and relate to John what you have heard and seen.

Matthew 11:10
For this is he of whom it is written: Behold I send my angel before my face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

John 6:14
Now those men, when they had seen what a miracle Jesus had done, said: This is of a truth the prophet that is to come into the world.

John 11:27
She saith to him: Yea, Lord, I have believed that thou art Christ, the Son of the living God, who art come into this world.

Hebrews 10:37
For yet a little and a very little while, and he that is to come will come and will not delay.

Matthew 11:2
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