When they heard these words, some in the crowd said, "This is really the prophet."
Others said, "This is the Messiah." a But some asked, "Surely the Messiah b does not come from Galilee, does he?
Has not the scripture said that the Messiah c is descended from David and comes from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"
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