Robertson's Word Pictures (NT)
As it is written (wv gegraptai). The regular formula for quotation, perfect passive indicative of grafw.
Isaiah the prophet (Esaiou tou profhtou). The same phrase in Mark 1:2 (correct text) and Matthew 3:3. Mark, as we have seen, adds a quotation from Malachi 3:1 and Luke gives verses 4 and 5 of Isa. 40 not in Matthew or Mark (Luke 3:5-6). See Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:3 for discussion of Luke 4:4.
Other Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) entries containing Luke 3:4:
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