Luke 9:19
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New International Version
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."

King James Bible
They answering said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again.

Darby Bible Translation
But they answering said, John the baptist; but others, Elias; and others, that one of the old prophets has risen again.

World English Bible
They answered, "'John the Baptizer,' but others say, 'Elijah,' and others, that one of the old prophets is risen again."

Young's Literal Translation
And they answering said, 'John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and others, that a prophet, one of the ancients, was risen;'

Luke 9:19 Parallel
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Clarke'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

John. See on ver.

Luke 9:7,8 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some...

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

Matthew 14:2 And said to his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead...

John 1:21,25 And they asked him, What then? Are you Elias? And he said, I am not. Are you that prophet? And he answered, No...

old.

Mark 6:15 Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

John 7:40 Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.

John 9:17 They say to the blind man again, What say you of him, that he has opened your eyes? He said, He is a prophet.

Library
Self-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
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

September 15 Evening
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.--JAS. 1:8. No man, having put his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. He that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.--Let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.--What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ's Cross and Ours
'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 I 19. They answering, said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again. 20. He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The Christ of God. 21. And He straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing; 22. Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

'In the Holy Mount'
'And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31. Who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 30, 31. The mysterious incident which is commonly called the Transfiguration contained three distinct portions, each having its own special significance and lesson. The first was that supernatural change in the face and garments of our Lord from which the whole incident derives its name. The second was the appearance by His
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 3:1
In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea

Mark 6:14
King Herod heard about this, for Jesus' name had become well known. Some were saying, "John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him."

Luke 9:18
Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?"

Luke 9:20
"But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "God's Messiah."

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