8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.

Read Luke 9:8 Using Other Translations

And of some, that Elias had appeared; and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again.
by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen.
Others thought Jesus was Elijah or one of the other prophets risen from the dead.