Parallel Verses

World English Bible

But others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, or like one of the prophets."

New American Standard Bible

But others were saying, "He is Elijah " And others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

But others said, “He’s Elijah.” Still others said, “He’s a prophet—like one of the prophets.”

International Standard Version

Others were saying, "He is Elijah." Still others were saying, "He is a prophet like one of the other prophets."

A Conservative Version

Others said, He is Elijah, and others said, He is a prophet, like one of the prophets.

American Standard Version

But others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, even as one of the prophets.

Amplified

[But] others kept saying, It is Elijah! And others said, It is a prophet, like one of the prophets [of old].

An Understandable Version

But others said, "He is [the prophet] Elijah" [while] others said, "He is a prophet like one of the prophets [of old]."

Anderson New Testament

Others said: He is Elijah. Others said: He is a prophet like one of the prophets.

Bible in Basic English

But others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, even like one of the prophets.

Common New Testament

But others said, "It is Elijah." And others said, "It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."

Daniel Mace New Testament

others said, 'tis Elias. others, 'tis a prophet, or one equal to a prophet.

Darby Translation

And others said, It is Elias; and others said, It is a prophet, as one of the prophets.

Godbey New Testament

And others continued to say, That He is Elijah; and others continued to say that He is a prophet, indeed one of the prophets.

Goodspeed New Testament

But others said he was Elijah, and still others that he was a prophet of the old prophetic kind.

John Wesley New Testament

Others said, It is Elijah: and others said, It is a prophet, as one of the prophets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is the prophet or one of the prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

Others amid, That he is Elias. And others said, That he is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

King James 2000

Others said, It is Elijah. And others said, It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But others were saying, "He is Elijah," and others were saying, "[He is] a prophet like one of the prophets."

Modern King James verseion

Others said that it was Elijah. And others said that he is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Others said, "It is Elijah." And some said, "It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets."

Moffatt New Testament

others said, "It is Elijah," others again, "It is a prophet, like one of the old prophets."

Montgomery New Testament

"He is Elijah," said others. And still others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the old prophets."

NET Bible

Others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets from the past."

New Heart English Bible

But others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets."

Noyes New Testament

And others said, It is a prophet, as one of the prophets.

Sawyer New Testament

But others said, he is Elijah; and others said, He is a prophet, like one of the prophets.

The Emphasized Bible

But, others, were saying - It is Elijah, and, others were saying - A prophet, like one of the prophets!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Others said, That it is Elias; and others said, He is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Others again said--"He is Elijah," and others--"He is a Prophet, like one of the great Prophets."

Webster

Others said, That it is Elijah. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.

Weymouth New Testament

Others asserted that He was Elijah. Others again said, "He is a Prophet, like one of the great Prophets."

Williams New Testament

But others were saying that He was Elijah, and still others that He was a prophet like the prophets of old.

Worrell New Testament

But others said, "It is Elijah." And others said, "It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets."

Worsley New Testament

Others said, it is Elias: and others said, it is a prophet, or like one of the prophets.

Youngs Literal Translation

Others said -- 'It is Elijah,' and others said -- 'It is a prophet, or as one of the prophets.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

λέγω 
Lego 
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045
Usage: 1045

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

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

Ἡλίας 
helias 
Usage: 24

And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

References

Context Readings

Herod Kills John The Baptist

14 King Herod heard this, for his name had become known, and he said, "John the Baptizer has risen from the dead, and therefore these powers are at work in him." 15 But others said, "He is Elijah." Others said, "He is a prophet, or like one of the prophets." 16 But Herod, when he heard this, said, "This is John, whom I beheaded. He has risen from the dead."


Cross References

Matthew 21:11

The multitudes said, "This is the prophet, Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee."

Matthew 16:14

They said, "Some say John the Baptizer, some, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."

Mark 8:28

They told him, "John the Baptizer, and others say Elijah, but others: one of the prophets."

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of Yahweh comes.

Matthew 17:10-11

His disciples asked him, saying, "Then why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"

Mark 9:12-13

He said to them, "Elijah indeed comes first, and restores all things. How is it written about the Son of Man, that he should suffer many things and be despised?

Mark 15:35-36

Some of those who stood by, when they heard it, said, "Behold, he is calling Elijah."

Luke 1:17

He will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to prepare a people prepared for the Lord."

Luke 7:16

Fear took hold of all, and they glorified God, saying, "A great prophet has arisen among us!" and, "God has visited his people!"

Luke 7:39

Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said to himself, "This man, if he were a prophet, would have perceived who and what kind of woman this is who touches him, that she is a sinner."

Luke 9:8

and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again.

Luke 9:19

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

John 1:21

They asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" He answered, "No."

John 1:25

They asked him, "Why then do you baptize, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the prophet?"

John 6:14

When therefore the people saw the sign which Jesus did, they said, "This is truly the prophet who comes into the world."

John 7:40

Many of the multitude therefore, when they heard these words, said, "This is truly the prophet."

John 9:17

Therefore they asked the blind man again, "What do you say about him, because he opened your eyes?" He said, "He is a prophet."

Acts 3:22-23

For Moses indeed said to the fathers, 'The Lord God will raise up a prophet for you from among your brothers, like me. You shall listen to him in all things whatever he says to you.

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