2 And saying, "Repent [think differently; change your mind, regretting your sins and changing your conduct], for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.'"1
|Isaiah 40:3-4 |
3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness,1 "Prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.