Why did Jesus hometown reject Him, even though they saw His wisdom and acknowledged His miracles?

Vs. 54 says, "He returned to Nazareth, his hometown. When he taught there in the synagogue, everyone was amazed and said, “Where does he get this wisdom and the power to do miracles?”  
Vs. 55 says, "Then they scoffed, “He’s just the carpenter’s son..."
Vs. 57 says, "And they were deeply offended and refused to believe in him. Then Jesus told them, “A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his own family.”"

Matthew 13:54 - 57

ESV - 54 And coming to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these mighty works? 55 Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

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