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Which religious law insists that Elijah must return before the Messiah comes?


Mark 9:11

NLT - 11 Then they asked him, “Why do the teachers of religious law insist that Elijah must return before the Messiah comes? ”

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Scan14 Michael Tinsley Retired Army veteran. Love my Bible (Jesus) and fishing.
As far as I can find there is no religious law concerning Elijah's return. Instead there is a prophesy by Malachi, from the Lord, Malachi 4:1-5. 'Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.'

Jesus' answer to the disciples who asked is found in Matthew 17: 1-13 where He told them John the Baptist was the second coming of Elijah.

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