What was the Jewish view of John the Baptist?
I'm a Christian but a Jew was the best man at my wedding
John the Baptist was mentioned by Joseph the historian
- Anonymous1 month ago
THE JEWS OF THE DAY BELIEVED HE WAS A PROPHET. MATT 3: 1-10
- PubliusLv 71 month ago
Most Jews considered him a prophet at the time. Others viewed him as a nuisance.
- Forrest ToneyLv 71 month ago
They used to like him until he told everyone to follow Jesus .
- David KLv 61 month ago
According to many/most historians, John the Baptist was the true prophet and Jesus was his assistant. Chroniclers of the time wrote about John the Baptist in detail, with only scant reference to Jesus.
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- FireballLv 71 month ago
Uknown so ask a rabbi..
- BMCRLv 71 month ago
Since Christianity and Judaism are separate religions, religious figures of Christianity have no relevancy in Judaism.
So, there is no view.
"I'm a Christian but a Jew was the best man at my wedding"
Wins the award for the non sequitur of the day (possibly the week).
- MalcolmLv 71 month ago
Some Jews believed John and followed him, and others did not. You got a problem with that?