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 for Matthew 16:14

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 for Matthew 16:14

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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