13:54 Then 1 he came to his hometown 2 and began to teach the people 3 in their synagogue. 4 They 5 were astonished and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom and miraculous powers?
13:57 And so they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own house.”
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “Then.”
2 sn Jesus’ hometown (where he spent his childhood years) was Nazareth, about 20 miles (30 km) southwest of Capernaum.
3 tn Grk “them”; the referent (the people) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
5 tn Grk “synagogue, so that they.” Here ὥστε (Jwste) has not been translated. Instead a new sentence was started in the translation.