Matthew 16:14

“And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they said, Some say that thou art Iohn the Baptist, some Elias, and others Ieremias, or one of þe Prophets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And they said, "Some {say} John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they said, Some `say' John the Baptist; some, Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they said, Some say, John the Baptist; some, Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.
- Basic English Bible

And they said, Some, John the baptist; and others, Elias; and others again, Jeremias or one of the prophets.
- Darby Bible

And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.
- Webster's Bible

Some say John the Baptist, they replied; "others Elijah; others Jeremiah or one of the Prophets."
- Weymouth Bible

They said, "Some say John the Baptizer, some, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
- World English Bible

And thei seiden, Summe Joon Baptist; othere Elie; and othere Jeremye, or oon of the prophetis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they said, `Some, John the Baptist, and others, Elijah, and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 16:14


16:14 Jeremiah, or one of the prophets - There was at that time a current tradition among the Jews, that either Jeremiah, or some other of the ancient prophets would rise again before the Messiah came.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 16:14


Mt 16:14 Some [say that thou art] John the Baptist. Who had been killed by Herod a few months before. That was one popular notion regarding him, circulating, no doubt, chiefly among those who had never seen him. Herod Antipas entertained it (Mr 14:1). Elijah. It was very generally expected that Elijah was to return to the earth in connection with the Messiah's advent (Mal 4:5). One of the prophets. The Jews believed that at the coming of the Messiah the prophets were to rise again.

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