When Jesus was on the Cross and called out Eli meaning God, why did the bystanders think he was calling Elijah?


Matthew 27:46 - 47

ESV - 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" that is, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? 47 And some of the bystanders, hearing it, said, "This man is calling Elijah.

Clarify Share Report Asked February 27 2014 Mini Anonymous

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