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 saith Jehovah concerning the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of Jehovah, that thou die not by our hand,
Jeremiah 12:6
For even thy brethren, 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 good words unto thee.
Matthew 13:57
And they were offended in him. And Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honour, unless in his country and in his house.
Luke 4:24
And he said, Verily I say to you, that no prophet is acceptable in his own country.
John 4:44
for Jesus himself bore witness that a prophet has no honour in his own country.