New Living Translation
But I tell you the truth, no prophet is accepted in his own 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:24 No prophet is acceptable in his own country - That is, in his own neighbourhood. It generally holds, that a teacher sent from God is not so acceptable to his neighbours as he is to strangers. The meanness of his family, or lowness of his circumstances, bring his office into contempt: nor can they suffer that he, who was before equal with, or below themselves, should now bear a superior character.
The deep depression of the lake gives to the plain that skirts its shores the genial climate of the south. Here in the days of Christ flourished the palm tree and the olive, here were orchards and vineyards, green fields, and brightly blooming flowers in rich luxuriance, all watered by living streams bursting from the cliffs. The shores of the lake, and the hills that at a little distance encircle it, were dotted with towns and villages. The lake was covered with fishing boats. Everywhere was the …
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And they were deeply offended and refused to believe in him. Then Jesus told them, "A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his own family."
Then Jesus told them, "A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family."
He himself had said that a prophet is not honored in his own hometown.
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