Mark 6:4
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New American Standard Bible
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and among his own relatives and in his own household."

King James Bible
But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.

Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not despised save in his own country, and among his kinsmen, and in his own house.

World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and among his own relatives, and in his own house."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus said to them -- 'A prophet is not without honour, except in his own country, and among his kindred, and in his own house;'

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January 8. "It is I, be not Afraid" (Mark vi. 50).
"It is I, be not afraid" (Mark vi. 50). Someone tells of a little child with some big story of sorrow upon its little heart, flying to its mother's arms for comfort, and intending to tell her the story of its trouble; but as that mother presses it to her bosom and pours out her love, it soon becomes so occupied with her and the sweetness of her affection that it forgets to tell its story, and in a little while even the memory of the trouble is forgotten. It has just been loved away, and she has taken
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Martyrdom of John
'For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her. 18. For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife. 19. Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not: 20. For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly. 21. And when
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The First Sayings of Jesus --His Ideas of a Divine Father and of a Pure Religion --First Disciples.
Joseph died before his son had taken any public part. Mary remained, in a manner, the head of the family, and this explains why her son, when it was wished to distinguish him from others of the same name, was most frequently called the "son of Mary."[1] It seems that having, by the death of her husband, been left friendless at Nazareth, she withdrew to Cana,[2] from which she may have come originally. Cana[3] was a little town at from two to two and a half hours' journey from Nazareth, at the foot
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus

The Chronology
45. The length of the public ministry of Jesus was one of the earliest questions which arose in the study of the four gospels. In the second and third centuries it was not uncommon to find the answer in the passage from Isaiah (lxi. 1, 2), which Jesus declared was fulfilled in himself. "The acceptable year of the Lord" was taken to indicate that the ministry covered little more than a year. The fact that the first three gospels mention but one Passover (that at the end), and but one journey to Jerusalem,
Rush Rhees—The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

Cross References
Matthew 13:57
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."

Mark 6:1
Jesus went out from there and came into His hometown; and His disciples followed Him.

Luke 4:24
And He said, "Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.

John 4:44
For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.

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