New International Version
Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?"
King James Bible
And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am?
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as he was praying alone, his disciples were with him, and he asked them saying, Who do the crowds say that I am?
World English Bible
It happened, as he was praying alone, that the disciples were with him, and he asked them, "Who do the multitudes say that I am?"
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, as he is praying alone, the disciples were with him, and he questioned them, saying, 'Who do the multitudes say me to be?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whom say the people - Οἱ οχλοι, the common people, i.e. the mass of the people. See this question considered on Matthew 16:13 (note), etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySelf-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character …
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After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone,
When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?"
Jesus and his disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked them, "Who do people say I am?"
When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened
One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life."
About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray.
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