All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. "Isn’t this Joseph’s son?" they asked.
And all were speaking well of Him, and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from His lips; and they were saying, "Is this not Joseph’s son?"
All who were there spoke well of him and were amazed by the gracious words that fell from his lips. "How can this be?" they asked. "Isn’t this Joseph’s son?"
All who were there, watching and listening, were surprised at how well he spoke. But they also said, "Isn't this Joseph's son, the one we've known since he was a youngster?"
And they were all giving witness, with wonder, to the words of grace which came from his mouth: and they said, Is not this the son of Joseph?
All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They said, "Is not this Joseph’s son?"
So all bore witness to Him, and marveled at the gracious words which proceeded out of His mouth. And they said, "Is this not Joseph’s son?"
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1 tn Grk “And all.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
2 tn Grk “And they.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
3 sn The form of the question assumes a positive reply. It really amounts to an objection, as Jesus’ response in the next verses shows. Jesus spoke smoothly and impressively. He made a wonderful declaration, but could a local carpenter’s son make such an offer? That was their real question.