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Isaiah 40:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
“Prepare the way of the Lord;
Make straight [a]in the desert
A highway for our God.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 40:3 So with MT, Tg., Vg.; LXX omits in the desert
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Isaiah 40:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A voice [a]is calling,
Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 40:3 Or of one calling out
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Isaiah 40:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)


A voice of one is calling out,
“Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness [remove the obstacles];
Make straight and smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Isaiah 40:3 New International Version (NIV)

A voice of one calling:
“In the wilderness prepare
    the way for the Lord[a];
make straight in the desert
    a highway for our God.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 40:3 Or A voice of one calling in the wilderness: / “Prepare the way for the Lord
  2. Isaiah 40:3 Hebrew; Septuagint make straight the paths of our God
New International Version (NIV)

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Isaiah 40:3 King James Version (KJV)

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

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