Isa. 40:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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The voice
qowl (Hebrew #6963)
from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound
KJV usage: + aloud, bleating, crackling, cry (+ out), fame, lightness, lowing, noise, + hold peace, (pro-)claim, proclamation, + sing, sound, + spark, thunder(-ing), voice, + yell.
Pronounce: kole
Origin: or qol {kole}
u of him that crieth
qara' (Hebrew #7121)
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.
Pronounce: kaw-raw'
Origin: a primitive root (rather identical with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met)
in the wilderness
midbar (Hebrew #4057)
a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs)
KJV usage: desert, south, speech, wilderness.
Pronounce: mid-bawr'
Origin: from 1696 in the sense of driving
, Prepare
panah (Hebrew #6437)
to turn; by implication, to face, i.e. appear, look, etc.
KJV usage: appear, at (even-)tide, behold, cast out, come on, X corner, dawning, empty, go away, lie, look, mark, pass away, prepare, regard, (have) respect (to), (re-)turn (aside, away, back, face, self), X right (early).
Pronounce: paw-naw'
Origin: a primitive root
v ye the way
derek (Hebrew #1870)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
KJV usage: along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: deh'-rek
Origin: from 1869
of the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, make straight
yashar (Hebrew #3474)
to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous
KJV usage: direct, fit, seem good (meet), + please (will), be (esteem, go) right (on), bring (look, make, take the) straight (way), be upright(-ly).
Pronounce: yaw-shar'
Origin: a primitive root
in the desert
`arabah (Hebrew #6160)
a desert; especially (with the article prefix) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea
KJV usage: Arabah, champaign, desert, evening, heaven, plain, wilderness. See also 1026.
Pronounce: ar-aw-baw'
Origin: from 6150 (in the sense of sterility)
a highway
mcillah (Hebrew #4546)
a thoroughfare (as turnpiked), literally or figuratively; specifically a viaduct, a staircase
KJV usage: causeway, course, highway, path, terrace.
Pronounce: mes-il-law'
Origin: from 5549
for our God
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
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Cross References

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The voice.
Matt. 3:1‑3• 1In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
2And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
3For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
(Matt. 3:1‑3)
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Mark 1:2‑5• 2As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
3The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
4John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
5And there went out unto him all the land of Judea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.
(Mark 1:2‑5)
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Luke 3:2‑6• 2Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
3And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;
4As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
5Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth;
6And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.
(Luke 3:2‑6)
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John 1:23• 23He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. (John 1:23)
Prepare.
Isa. 35:8• 8And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein. (Isa. 35:8)
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Isa. 57:14• 14And shall say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of my people. (Isa. 57:14)
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Isa. 62:10‑11• 10Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.
11Behold, the Lord hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.
(Isa. 62:10‑11)
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Mal. 3:1• 1Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts. (Mal. 3:1)
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Mal. 4:5‑6• 5Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord:
6And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
(Mal. 4:5‑6)
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Luke 1:16‑17,76‑77• 16And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
17And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.
76And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
77To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,
(Luke 1:16‑17,76‑77)
make.

J. N. Darby Translation

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The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare yed the way of Jehovah, make straight in the deserte a highway for our God!

JND Translation Notes

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Or "A voice crying, Prepare ye in the wilderness." see John 1.23.
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The Arabah. see Josh. 3.16.