Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He added, "I tell all of you with certainty, a prophet is not accepted in his hometown.

New American Standard Bible

And He said, "Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.

King James Version

And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Holman Bible

He also said, “I assure you: No prophet is accepted in his hometown.

A Conservative Version

And he said, Truly I say to you, that not one prophet is acceptable in his fatherland.

American Standard Version

And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Amplified

Then He said, Solemnly I say to you, no prophet is acceptable and welcome in his [own] town (country).

An Understandable Version

And He said, "Truly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his own home town.

Anderson New Testament

And he said: Verily I say to you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Truly I say to you, No prophet is honoured in his country.

Common New Testament

Then he said, "Truly, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own country.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but in truth, added he, no prophet was ever well received in his own country.

Darby Translation

And he said, Verily I say to you, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Godbey New Testament

And He said, Truly I say unto you, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Goodspeed New Testament

I tell you," said he, "no prophet is welcome in his own country.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said, Verily I say to you, No prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said; Truly I say to you, That not any prophet is acccepted in his country.

King James 2000

And he said, Verily, I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Truly I say to you that no prophet is acceptable in his [own] hometown.

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Truly I say to you, No prophet is accepted in his native-place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Moffatt New Testament

He added, "I tell you truly, no prophet is ever welcome in his native place.

Montgomery New Testament

"I tell you in solemn truth," he added, "that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

NET Bible

And he added, "I tell you the truth, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown.

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Truly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown.

Noyes New Testament

And he said, Truly do I say to you, No prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said, I tell you truly, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Verily, I say unto you, No prophet, is, welcome, in his own country,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he said, Verily, I say unto you, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I tell you," he continued, "that no Prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Webster

And he said, Verily I say to you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.

Weymouth New Testament

"I tell you in solemn truth," He added, "that no Prophet is welcomed among his own people.

Williams New Testament

He added, "I solemnly say to you, no prophet is welcome in his native neighborhood.

World English Bible

He said, "Most certainly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown.

Worrell New Testament

And He said, "Verily I say to you, no prophet is acceptable in his own country.

Worsley New Testament

But, said He, indeed I must tell you, that no prophet is well received in his own country.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he said, 'Verily I say to you -- No prophet is accepted in his own country;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

No
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

δεκτός 
Dektos 
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128


Usage: 0

Context Readings

Rejected At Nazareth

23 So he told them, "You will probably quote this proverb to me, "Doctor, heal yourself! Do everything here in your hometown that we hear you did in Capernaum.'" 24 He added, "I tell all of you with certainty, a prophet is not accepted in his hometown. 25 I'm telling you the truth there were many widows in Israel in Elijah's time, when it didn't rain for three years and six months and there was a severe famine everywhere in the land.


Cross References

Matthew 13:57

And they were offended by him.

John 4:44

since Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.

Mark 6:4-5

Jesus had been telling them, "A prophet is without honor only in his hometown, among his relatives, and in his own home."

Acts 22:3

"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia but raised in this city and educated at the feet of Gamaliel in the strict ways of our ancestral Law. I am as zealous for God as all of you are today.

Acts 22:18-22

and saw the Lord saying to me, "Hurry up and get out of Jerusalem at once, because the people won't accept your testimony about me.'

John 4:41

And many more believed because of what he said.

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