Luke 9:7-9

7 Now Herod the ruler heard about all that had taken place, and he was perplexed, because it was said by some that John had been raised from the dead,
8 by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the ancient prophets had arisen.
9 Herod said, "John I beheaded; but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he tried to see him.

Luke 9:7-9 In-Context

5 Wherever they do not welcome you, as you are leaving that town shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
6 They departed and went through the villages, bringing the good news and curing diseases everywhere.
7 Now Herod the ruler heard about all that had taken place, and he was perplexed, because it was said by some that John had been raised from the dead,
8 by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the ancient prophets had arisen.
9 Herod said, "John I beheaded; but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he tried to see him.
10 On their return the apostles told Jesus all they had done. He took them with him and withdrew privately to a city called Bethsaida.
11 When the crowds found out about it, they followed him; and he welcomed them, and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed to be cured.

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