New American Standard Bible
And they said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who is called by that name."
King James Bible
And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said to her, There is no one among thy kinsfolk who is called by this name.
World English Bible
They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who is called by this name."
Young's Literal Translation
And they said unto her -- 'There is none among thy kindred who is called by this name,'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
There is none of thy kindred ... - The Jewish tribes and families were kept distinct. To do this, and to avoid confusion in their genealogical tables, they probably gave only those names which were found among their ancestors. Another reason for this, common to all people, is the respect which is felt for honored parents and ancestors.
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He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.--LUKE 1:53. Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore and repent. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.--When …
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But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but he shall be called John."
And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called.
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