New International Version
others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.
King James Bible
And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.
Darby Bible Translation
and by some that Elias had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.
World English Bible
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.
Young's Literal Translation
and by certain, that Elijah did appear, and by others, that a prophet, one of the ancients, was risen;
Luke 9:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
By him - This is omitted by BCDL, two others, the Coptic, Sahidic, Armenian, and four of the Itala. It is probable that Luke might have written, Herod, hearing of all the things that were done, etc.; but Matthew says particularly, that it was the fame of Jesus of which he heard: Matthew 14:1.
He was perplexed; - He was greatly perplexed διηπορει· from δια emphat. and απορεω, I am in perplexity. It is a metaphor taken from a traveler, who in his journey meets with several paths, one only of which leads to the place whither he would go; and, not knowing which to take, he is distressed with perplexity and doubt. The verb comes from α, negative, and πορος, a way or passage. A guilty conscience is a continual pest: - Herod had murdered John, and he is terribly afraid, lest he should arise from the dead, and bring his deeds to light, and expose him to that punishment which he deserved. See Mark 6:16.
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LibrarySelf-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character …
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue
September 15 Evening
Christ's Cross and Ours
'In the Holy Mount'
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets."
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