New American Standard Bible
And they said, "Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
King James Bible
And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Some, John the baptist; and others, Elias; and others again, Jeremias or one of the prophets.
World English Bible
They said, "Some say John the Baptizer, some, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
Young's Literal Translation
and they said, 'Some, John the Baptist, and others, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they said ... - See the notes at Matthew 11:14. They supposed that he might be John the Baptist, as Herod did, risen from the dead. See Matthew 14:2. He performed many miracles, and strongly resembled John in his manner of life, and in the doctrines which he taught.
LibraryThe Divine Christ Confessed, the Suffering Christ Denied
'When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Phllippi, He asked His disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of Man am? 14. And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist; some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. 15. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? 16. And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Words with a Freshly Honed Razor-Edge.
The Great Confession - the Great Commission - the Great Instruction - the Great Temptation - the Great Decision.
Last Journey of Jesus to Jerusalem.
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,
Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"
And His disciples asked Him, "Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"
But others were saying, "He is Elijah." And others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen again.
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