Mark 6:4
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New International Version
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home."

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

See this curious subject explained, Matthew 13:55-58 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 11:21 Therefore thus said the LORD of the men of Anathoth, that seek your life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of the LORD...

Jeremiah 12:6 For even your brothers, and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; yes...

Matthew 13:57 And they were offended in him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house.

Luke 4:24 And he said, Truly I say to you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

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

Library
January 6 Evening
The apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things they had done.--MARK 6:30. There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.--The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend.--Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. When ye shall have done
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Herod --A Startled Conscience
'But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.'--Mark vi. 16. The character of this Herod, surnamed Antipas, is a sufficiently common and a sufficiently despicable one. He was the very type of an Eastern despot, exactly like some of those half-independent Rajahs, whose dominions march with ours in India; capricious, crafty, as the epithet which Christ applied to him, 'That fox!' shows; cruel, as the story of the murder of John the Baptist proves; sensuous
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Come Rest Awhile
On returning from their missionary tour, "the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told Him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat." The disciples came to Jesus and told Him all things. Their intimate relationship with Him encouraged them to lay before Him their favorable and unfavorable experiences,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

"Give Ye them to Eat"
Christ had retired to a secluded place with His disciples, but this rare season of peaceful quietude was soon broken. The disciples thought they had retired where they would not be disturbed; but as soon as the multitude missed the divine Teacher, they inquired, "Where is He?" Some among them had noticed the direction in which Christ and His disciples had gone. Many went by land to meet them, while others followed in their boats across the water. The Passover was at hand, and, from far and near,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

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 own town and in his own home."

Mark 6:1
Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples.

Luke 4:24
"Truly I tell you," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.

John 4:44
(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.)

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