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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.

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Jeremiah 11:21
Therefore thus says LORD concerning the men of Anathoth, who seek thy life, saying, Thou shall not prophesy in the name of LORD, that thou not die by our hand.
Jeremiah 12:6
For even thy brothers, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee, even they have cried aloud after thee. Believe them not, though they speak fair words to thee.
Matthew 13:57
And they were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his fatherland, and in his house.
Luke 4:24
And he said, Truly I say to you, that not one prophet is acceptable in his fatherland.
John 4:44
For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own fatherland.