King Herod heard of it, for Jesus' name had become known. Some were saying, "John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him."
But others said, "It is Elijah." And others said, "It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."
But when Herod heard of it, he said, "John, whom I beheaded, has been raised."
Other ancient authorities read [He was]
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