Definition of a prophet is not without honor, but or save in his own country in English:

a prophet is not without honor, but (or save) in his own country

proverb A person’s gifts and talents are rarely appreciated by those close to him.
[with biblical allusion to Matt. 13:57]
See parent entry: prophet

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