New International Version
On hearing his words, some of the people said, "Surely this man is the Prophet."
King James Bible
Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.
Darby Bible Translation
[Some] out of the crowd therefore, having heard this word, said, This is truly the prophet.
World English Bible
Many of the multitude therefore, when they heard these words, said, "This is truly the prophet."
Young's Literal Translation
Many, therefore out of the multitude, having heard the word, said, 'This is truly the Prophet;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Of a truth this is the Prophet - The great prophet, or teacher, spoken of by Moses, Deuteronomy 18:15, which they improperly distinguished from the Messiah, John 7:41. Some no doubt knew that by the prophet, the Messiah was meant; but others seem to have thought that one of the ancient prophets should be raised from the dead, and precede the appearing of the Messiah.
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If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.--JOHN 7:37. My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.--O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; …
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One Saying with Two Meanings
Answer to Mr. W's Sixth Objection.
Want of Universality in the Knowledge and Reception of Christianity, and of Greater Clearness in the Evidence.
The crowds answered, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee."
They asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No."
"Sir," the woman said, "I can see that you are a prophet.
Among the crowds there was widespread whispering about him. Some said, "He is a good man." Others replied, "No, he deceives the people."
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