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76 And you, child, will be called prophet of the Most High,
    for you will go before the Lord[a] to prepare his ways,(A)
77 to give his people knowledge of salvation
    through the forgiveness of their sins,

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  1. 1:76 You will go before the Lord: here the Lord is most likely a reference to Jesus (contrast Lk 1:15–17 where Yahweh is meant) and John is presented as the precursor of Jesus.