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And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.
And blessed is he, whoever will not be caused to stumble by me.
And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Thus says LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, [and] his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers. Kings shall see and arise, rulers, and they shall worship, because of LORD who is faithful
He was despised, and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And as him from whom men hide their face he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Is this not the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judah and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended by him.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated
And blessed is he, whoever will not be offended by me.
And they said, Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? Therefore how does this man say, I have come down out of heaven?
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we proclaim Christ crucified, truly to Jews a stumbling-block and to Gentiles foolishness.
And king Herod heard, for his name had become well known. And he said, John, the man who immerses, was raised from the dead, and because of this the powers work in him.
And he said, Truly I say to you, that not one prophet is acceptable in his fatherland.
For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own fatherland.
For Moses indeed said to the fathers, Lord our God will raise up a prophet for you, from your brothers, like me. Ye shall hear him in all things, as many as he might speak to you.
This is the Moses who said to the sons of Israel, Lord our God will raise up a prophet for you, from your brothers, like me.