(to exit: re-click see above) ...They asked John the Baptist, "Are you Elias?" He answered, "No, I am not," although it is said in the Gospel that john was the promised Elias, and Christ also said so clearly. Then if John was Elias, why did he say, "I am not"? And if he was not Elias, why did Christ say that he was? (saq 133:1)