GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
He said to his officials, "This is John the Baptizer! He has come back to life. That's why he has the power to perform these miracles."
King James Bible
And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.
Darby Bible Translation
and said to his servants, This is John the baptist: he is risen from the dead, and because of this these works of power display their force in him.
World English Bible
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptizer. He is risen from the dead. That is why these powers work in him."
Young's Literal Translation
and said to his servants, 'This is John the Baptist, he did rise from the dead, and because of this the mighty energies are working in him.'
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'And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it be Thou, bid me come unto Thee on the water.'--MATT. xiv. 28. We owe this account of an episode in the miracle of Christ's walking on the waters to Matthew alone. Singularly enough there is no reference to Peter's venturesomeness and failure in the Gospel which is generally believed to have been written under his special inspection and suggestion. Mark passes by that part of the narrative without a word. That may be because Peter was somewhat ashamed …
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The Rationalistic Explanation.
Later, John the Baptizer appeared in the desert of Judea. His message was,
They answered, "Some say you are John the Baptizer, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets."
King Herod heard about Jesus, because Jesus' name had become well-known. Some people were saying, "John the Baptizer has come back to life. That's why he has the power to perform these miracles."
Herod the ruler heard about everything that was happening. He didn't know what to make of it. Some people were saying that John had come back to life.
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