New Living Translation
Then they asked him, "Why do the teachers of religious law insist that Elijah must return before the Messiah comes?"
King James Bible
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come?
Darby Bible Translation
And they asked him saying, Why do the scribes say that Elias must first have come?
World English Bible
They asked him, saying, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"
Young's Literal Translation
And they were questioning him, saying, that the scribes say that Elijah it behoveth to come first.
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Library'Salt in Yourselves'
'Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.'--Mark ix. 50. In the context 'salt' is employed to express the preserving, purifying, divine energy which is otherwise spoken of as 'fire.' The two emblems produce the same result. They both salt--that is, they cleanse and keep. And if in the one we recognise the quick energy of the Divine Spirit as the central idea, no less are we to see the same typified under a slightly different aspect in the other. The fire transforms into its own substance …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
'This is My Beloved Son: Hear Him'
"Look, I am sending you the prophet Elijah before the great and dreadful day of the LORD arrives.
And if you are willing to accept what I say, he is Elijah, the one the prophets said would come.
So they kept it to themselves, but they often asked each other what he meant by "rising from the dead."
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