Comparison: 1 Nephi 10:8 -> John 1:23

1 Nephi 10:8 (1830 edition page 22) John 1:23
yea, even he should go forth and cry in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, and make his paths straight; for there standeth one among you whom ye know not; and he is mightier than I, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose. And much spake my father concerning this thing. He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.