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

New Living Translation
“Well,” they replied, “some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say you are one of the other prophets.”

English Standard Version
And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.”

Berean Study Bible
They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.”

Berean Literal Bible
And they answered Him, saying, "John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets."

King James Bible
And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.

New King James Version
So they answered, “John the Baptist; but some say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.”

New American Standard Bible
They told Him, saying, “John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.”

NASB 1995
They told Him, saying, "John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets."

NASB 1977
And they told Him, saying, “John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets.”

Amplified Bible
They answered Him, “John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets.”

Christian Standard Bible
They answered him, “John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, one of the prophets.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They answered Him, "John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, one of the prophets."

American Standard Version
And they told him, saying, John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but others, One of the prophets.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Some said, “Yohannan the Baptizer”, and others “Elijah” and others, “One of The Prophets.”

Contemporary English Version
The disciples answered, "Some say you are John the Baptist or maybe Elijah. Others say you are one of the prophets."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who answered him, saying: John the Baptist; but some Elias, and others as one of the prophets.

English Revised Version
And they told him, saying, John the Baptist: and others, Elijah; but others, One of the prophets.

Good News Translation
"Some say that you are John the Baptist," they answered; "others say that you are Elijah, while others say that you are one of the prophets."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They answered him, "Some say you are John the Baptizer, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets."

International Standard Version
They answered him, "Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, and still others one of the prophets."

Literal Standard Version
And they answered, “John the Immerser, and others Elijah, but others one of the prophets.”

NET Bible
They said, "John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and still others, one of the prophets."

New Heart English Bible
And they said to him, saying, "John the Baptist, and others say Elijah, but others: one of the prophets."

Weymouth New Testament
"John the Baptist," they replied, "but others say Elijah, and others, that it is one of the Prophets."

World English Bible
They told him, "John the Baptizer, and others say Elijah, but others: one of the prophets."

Young's Literal Translation
And they answered, 'John the Baptist, and others Elijah, but others one of the prophets.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Peter's Confession of Christ
27Then Jesus and His disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. On the way, He questioned His disciples: “Who do people say I am?” 28They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” 29“But what about you?” Jesus asked. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Christ.”…

Cross References
Mark 6:14
Now 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."

Mark 6:15
Others were saying, "He is Elijah," and still others, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."

Luke 9:7
When Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, he was perplexed. For some were saying that John had risen from the dead,

Luke 9:8
others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that a prophet of old had arisen.


Treasury of Scripture

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

John.

Mark 6:14-16
And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him…

Matthew 14:2
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.

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

Elias.

Mark 9:11-13
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come? …

Malachi 4:5
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

Elijah.

John 1:21
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
They answered,
εἶπαν (eipan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“[Some say] John
Ἰωάννην (Iōannēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Baptist;
Βαπτιστήν (Baptistēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 910: From baptizo; a baptizer, as an epithet of Christ's forerunner.

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

Elijah;
Ἠλίαν (Ēlian)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2243: Elijah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Helias, an Israelite.

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

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

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.”
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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