New International Version
They said to her, "There is no one among your relatives who has 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
None of thy kindred - As the Jewish tribes and families were kept sacredly distinct, it appears the very names of the ancestors were continued among their descendants, partly through reverence for them, and partly to avoid confusion in the genealogical tables, which, for the sake of distinguishing the inheritances, were carefully preserved in each of the families. It seems to be on this account that the neighbors and relatives objected to a name which had not before existed in any branch of the family.
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but his mother spoke up and said, "No! He is to be called John."
Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child.
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