New American Standard Bible
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
and said to his servants, This is John the baptist: he is risen from the dead, and because of this these works of power display their force in him.
World English Bible
and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptizer. He is risen from the dead. That is why these powers work in him."
Young's Literal Translation
and said to his servants, 'This is John the Baptist, he did rise from the dead, and because of this the mighty energies are working in him.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This is John the Baptist - Herod feared John. His conscience smote him for his crimes. He remembered that he had wickedly put him to death. He knew him to be a distinguished prophet; and he concluded that no other one was capable of working such miracles but he who had been so eminent a servant of God in his life, and who, he supposed, had again risen from the dead and entered the dominions of his murderer. The alarm in his court, it seems, was general. Herod's conscience told him that this was John. Others thought that it might be the expected Elijah or one of the old prophets, Mark 6:15.
LibraryPeter on the Waves
'And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it be Thou, bid me come unto Thee on the water.'--MATT. xiv. 28. We owe this account of an episode in the miracle of Christ's walking on the waters to Matthew alone. Singularly enough there is no reference to Peter's venturesomeness and failure in the Gospel which is generally believed to have been written under his special inspection and suggestion. Mark passes by that part of the narrative without a word. That may be because Peter was somewhat ashamed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The King's Highway
Be of Good Cheer.
The Rationalistic Explanation.
Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,
And they said, "Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
And King Herod heard of it, for His name had become well known; and people were saying, "John the Baptist has risen from the dead, and that is why these miraculous powers are at work in Him."
Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was happening; and he was greatly perplexed, because it was said by some that John had risen from the dead,
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