New International Version
The crowds answered, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee."
King James Bible
And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.
Darby Bible Translation
And the crowds said, This is Jesus the prophet who is from Nazareth of Galilee.
World English Bible
The multitudes said, "This is the prophet, Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee."
Young's Literal Translation
And the multitudes said, 'This is Jesus the prophet, who is from Nazareth of Galilee.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This is Jesus The Prophet - Ο προφητης That prophet whom Moses spoke of, Deuteronomy 18:18. I will raise them up a prophet - like unto thee, etc. Every expression of the multitude plainly intimated that they fully received our blessed Lord as the promised Messiah. - How strange is it that these same people (if the creatures of the high priest be not only intended) should, about five days after, change their hosannas for, Away with him! crucify him! crucify him! How fickle is the multitude! Even when they get right, there is but little hope that they will continue so long.
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Whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.'--MATT. xxi. 44. As Christ's ministry drew to its close, its severity and its gentleness both increased; its severity to the class to whom it was always severe, and its gentleness to the class from whom it never turned away. Side by side, through all His manifestation of Himself, there were the two aspects: 'He showed Himself froward' (if I may quote the word) to the self-righteous …
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"Because the Carnal Mind is Enmity against God, for it is not Subject to the Law of God, Neither Indeed Can Be. "
The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him.
and he went and lived in a town called Nazareth. So was fulfilled what was said through the prophets, that he would be called a Nazarene.
When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, "Who is this?"
But if we say, 'Of human origin'--we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet."
They looked for a way to arrest him, but they were afraid of the crowd because the people held that he was a prophet.
Others said, "He is Elijah." And still others claimed, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago."
They were all filled with awe and praised God. "A great prophet has appeared among us," they said. "God has come to help his people."
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