Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 21:26 in English Standard Version "But if we say, ‘From man,’ we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet.”" Mt 11:9 What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. Mt 14:5 And though he wanted to put him to death, he feared the people, because they held him to be a prophet. Mt 21:46 And although they were seeking to arrest him, they feared the crowds, because they held him to be a prophet. Joh 5:35 He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.