Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 11:7 in English Standard Version "As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?" Mt 3:1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, Lu 1:80 And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel. Eph 4:14 so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Jas 1:6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.