Luke 9:8
New International Version
others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.

New Living Translation
Others thought Jesus was Elijah or one of the other prophets risen from the dead.

English Standard Version
by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen.

Berean Study Bible
others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that a prophet of old had arisen.

Berean Literal Bible
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that a prophet of the ancients had arisen.

King James Bible
And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.

New King James Version
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.

New American Standard Bible
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen.

NASB 1995
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen again.

NASB 1977
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others, that one of the prophets of old had risen again.

Amplified Bible
and by others that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the [other] prophets of old had been resurrected.

Christian Standard Bible
some that Elijah had appeared, and others that one of the ancient prophets had risen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
some that Elijah had appeared, and others that one of the ancient prophets had risen.”

American Standard Version
and by some, that Elijah had appeared; and by others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But others were saying, “Elijah has appeared”, and others, “A Prophet among the ancient Prophets has risen.”

Contemporary English Version
Others were saying Elijah had come or one of the prophets from long ago had come back to life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By some, that John was risen from the dead: but by other some, that Elias had appeared; and by others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.

Good News Translation
Others were saying that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.

International Standard Version
by others that Elijah had appeared, and by still others that one of the ancient prophets had come back to life.

Literal Standard Version
and by some that Elijah appeared, and by others, that a prophet, one of the ancients, was risen;

New American Bible
others were saying, “Elijah has appeared”; still others, “One of the ancient prophets has arisen.”

NET Bible
while others were saying that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had risen.

New Revised Standard Version
by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the ancient prophets had arisen.

New Heart English Bible
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.

Weymouth New Testament
by others that Elijah had appeared, and by others that some one of the ancient Prophets had come back to life.

World English Bible
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.

Young's Literal Translation
and by certain, that Elijah did appear, and by others, that a prophet, one of the ancients, was risen;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Herod Desires to See Jesus
7When Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, he was perplexed. For some were saying that John had risen from the dead, 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that a prophet of old had arisen. 9“I beheaded John,” Herod said, “but who is this man I hear such things about?” And he kept trying to see Jesus.…

Cross References
Matthew 16:14
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

Mark 8:28
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets."


Treasury of Scripture

And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.

Luke 9:19
They answering said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again.

Matthew 17:10
And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?

Mark 6:15
Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.











Verse 8. - One of the old prophets. Jeremiah and also Isaiah, though to a lesser degree than Elijah, were looked for as heralds of the coming Messiah (see 2 Esdr. 2:10, 18, and 2 Macc. 2:4-8 2Macc. 15:13-16). It was expected that Jeremiah would reveal the hiding-place of the long-lost ark and of the Urim.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
others
τινων (tinōn)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

Elijah
Ἠλίας (Ēlias)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2243: Elijah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Helias, an Israelite.

had appeared,
ἐφάνη (ephanē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5316: Prolongation for the base of phos; to lighten, i.e. Show.

and still
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

others
ἄλλων (allōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

a
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

prophet
προφήτης (prophētēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

of
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

old
ἀρχαίων (archaiōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 744: Original, primitive, ancient. From arche; original or primeval.

had arisen.
ἀνέστη (anestē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 450: To raise up, set up; I rise from among (the) dead; I arise, appear. From ana and histemi; to stand up.


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