New International Version
"Truly I tell you," he continued, "no prophet is accepted 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
No prophet is accepted - See on Matthew 13:55-57 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryPreaching at Nazareth
'And He began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled In your ears.'--LUKE iv. 21. This first appearance of our Lord, in His public work at Nazareth, the home of His childhood, was preceded, as we learn from John's Gospel, by a somewhat extended ministry in Jerusalem. In the course of it, He cast the money-changers out of the Temple, did many miracles, had His conversation with Nicodemus, and on His return towards Galilee met the woman of Samaria at the well. The report of these things, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Private Prayer, and Public Worship.
Standing with the People
And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town and in his own home."
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home."
(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.)
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