Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.

Bible References

General references

Jeremiah 11:21
Therefore thus says the Lord concerning the men of Anathoth, who seek your life, saying, “Do not prophesy in the name of the Lord, so that you will not die at our hand”;
Jeremiah 12:6
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
Matthew 13:57
And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.”
Luke 4:24
And He said, “Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.
John 4:44
For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.