New American Standard Bible
And He said, "Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.
King James Bible
And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Verily I say to you, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.
World English Bible
He said, "Most certainly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown.
Young's Literal Translation
and he said, 'Verily I say to you -- No prophet is accepted in his own country;
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No prophet is accepted - Has honor, or is acknowledged as a prophet. See the notes at Matthew 13:57.
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And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household."
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and among his own relatives and in his own household."
For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
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