New Living Translation
"Well," they replied, "some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the other prophets."
King James Bible
And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Some, John the baptist; and others, Elias; and others again, Jeremias or one of the prophets.
World English Bible
They said, "Some say John the Baptizer, some, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
Young's Literal Translation
and they said, 'Some, John the Baptist, and others, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:14 Jeremiah, or one of the prophets - There was at that time a current tradition among the Jews, that either Jeremiah, or some other of the ancient prophets would rise again before the Messiah came.
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These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin.
In those days John the Baptist came to the Judean wilderness and began preaching. His message was,
he said to his advisers, "This must be John the Baptist raised from the dead! That is why he can do such miracles."
Then he asked them, "But who do you say I am?"
Then his disciples asked him, "Why do the teachers of religious law insist that Elijah must return before the Messiah comes?"
Others said, "He's the prophet Elijah." Still others said, "He's a prophet like the other great prophets of the past."
Others thought Jesus was Elijah or one of the other prophets risen from the dead.
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