Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then he came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their synagogue. They were astonished and said, "Where did this man get such wisdom and miraculous powers?
You are the most handsome of all men! You speak in an impressive and fitting manner! For this reason God grants you continual blessings.
The people there were amazed by his teaching, because he taught them like one who had authority, not like the experts in the law.
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue. Many who heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did he get these ideas? And what is this wisdom that has been given to him? What are these miracles that are done through his hands?
All were speaking well of him, and were amazed at the gracious words coming out of his mouth. They said, "Isn't this Joseph's son?"
but they could not find a way to do it, for all the people hung on his words.
Then the Jewish leaders were astonished and said, "How does this man know so much when he has never had formal instruction?"