Mark 6:15
New International Version
Others said, "He is Elijah." And still others claimed, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago."

New Living Translation
Others said, “He’s the prophet Elijah.” Still others said, “He’s a prophet like the other great prophets of the past.”

English Standard Version
But others said, “He is Elijah.” And others said, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.”

Berean Study Bible
Others said, “He is Elijah,” and still others, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.”

Berean Literal Bible
But others were saying, "He is Elijah," and others were saying, "A prophet, like one of the prophets."

New American Standard Bible
But others were saying, "He is Elijah." And others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."

New King James Version
Others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is the Prophet, or like one of the prophets.”

King James Bible
Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Christian Standard Bible
But others said, “He’s Elijah.” Still others said, “He’s a prophet, like one of the prophets from long ago.”

Contemporary English Version
Others thought he was Elijah or some other prophet who had lived long ago.

Good News Translation
Others, however, said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But others said, "He's Elijah." Still others said, "He's a prophet--like one of the prophets."

International Standard Version
Others were saying, "He is Elijah." Still others were saying, "He is a prophet like one of the other prophets."

NET Bible
Others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets from the past."

New Heart English Bible
But others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Others were saying, “He is Elijah”, and others, “He is a Prophet like one of The Prophets.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Others said, "He is Elijah." Still others said, "He is a prophet like one of the other prophets."

New American Standard 1977
But others were saying, “He is Elijah.” And others were saying, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is the prophet or one of the prophets.

King James 2000 Bible
Others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

American King James Version
Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

American Standard Version
But others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, even as one of the prophets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And others said: It is Elias. But others said: It is a prophet, as one of the prophets.

Darby Bible Translation
And others said, It is Elias; and others said, It is a prophet, as one of the prophets.

English Revised Version
But others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, even as one of the prophets.

Webster's Bible Translation
Others said, That it is Elijah. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Weymouth New Testament
Others asserted that He was Elijah. Others again said, "He is a Prophet, like one of the great Prophets."

World English Bible
But others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, or like one of the prophets."

Young's Literal Translation
Others said -- 'It is Elijah,' and others said -- 'It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.'
Study Bible
The Beheading of John
14Now King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known, and people were saying, “John the Baptist has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” 15Others said, “He is Elijah,” and still others, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” 16But when Herod heard this, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised from the dead!”…
Cross References
Matthew 16:14
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

Matthew 21:11
The crowds replied, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee."

Mark 6:16
But when Herod heard this, he said, "John, whom I beheaded, has been raised from the dead!"

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

Treasury of Scripture

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

it is Elias.

Mark 8:28
And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.

Mark 9:12,13
And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought…

Mark 15:35,36
And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calleth Elias…

Elijah.

Matthew 16:14
And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.

Matthew 17:10,11
And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come? …

Luke 1:17
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

a prophet.

Matthew 21:11
And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.

Luke 7:16,39
And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath visited his people…

John 6:14
Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world.







Lexicon
Others
ἄλλοι (alloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

said,
ἔλεγον (elegon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“He is
ἐστίν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

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

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

still others,
ἄλλοι (alloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

“[He is] a prophet,
Προφήτης (Prophētēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

like
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

one
εἷς (heis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

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

prophets [of old].”
προφητῶν (prophētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.
6:14-29 Herod feared John while he lived, and feared him still more when he was dead. Herod did many of those things which John in his preaching taught him; but it is not enough to do many things, we must have respect to all the commandments. Herod respected John, till he touched him in his Herodias. Thus many love good preaching, if it keep far away from their beloved sin. But it is better that sinners persecute ministers now for faithfulness, than curse them eternally for unfaithfulness. The ways of God are unsearchable; but we may be sure he never can be at a loss to repay his servants for what they endure or lose for his sake. Death could not come so as to surprise this holy man; and the triumph of the wicked was short.
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