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 were saying, “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."

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

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

NASB 1995
But others were saying, "He is Elijah." And others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."

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

Amplified Bible
But others were saying, “He is Elijah!” And others were saying, “It is a prophet, like one of the prophets [of old].”

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

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

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
And others said: It is Elias. But 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.

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
Others said, “It is Elijah,” and others said, “It is a prophet, or as one of the 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."

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.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
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.” 15 Others were saying, “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 risen 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 risen 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.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Others
ἄλλοι (alloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 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 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 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 2243: Elijah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Helias, an Israelite.

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

still others,
ἄλλοι (alloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 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 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 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

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

of the
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.

prophets [of old].”
προφητῶν (prophētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.


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