Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the Jews marveled, saying, "How did this man get such learning, having never studied?"
They said, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does he now say, 'I have come down from heaven'?"
And coming to his own country he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these mighty works?
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? Are not his sisters here with us?" And they took offense at him.
And all spoke well of him, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth; and they said, "Is not this Joseph's son?"
Others said, "This is the Christ." But some said, "Will the Christ come from Galilee?
So they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet:
In his humiliation justice was denied him. Who can describe his generation? For his life is taken up from the earth."