New International Version
They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets."
King James Bible
And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.
Darby Bible Translation
And they answered him, saying, John the baptist; and others, Elias; but others, One of the prophets.
World English Bible
They told him, "John the Baptizer, and others say Elijah, but others: one of the prophets."
Young's Literal Translation
And they answered, 'John the Baptist, and others Elijah, but others one of the prophets.'
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And Jesus went out, etc. - See on Matthew 16:13-20 (note).
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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."
Others said, "He is Elijah." And still others claimed, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago."
Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead,
others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.
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