10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke(A) of the grace that was to come to you,(B) searched intently and with the greatest care,(C)

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17 For truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see(A) but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.

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24 For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.”(A)

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25 He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 26 Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?”(A) 27 And beginning with Moses(B) and all the Prophets,(C) he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.(D)

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13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised;(A) they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance,(B) admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth.(C)

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43 All the prophets testify about him(A) that everyone(B) who believes(C) in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”(D)

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52 Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute?(A) They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him(B)

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39 You study[a] the Scriptures(A) diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life.(B) These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,(C)

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  1. John 5:39 Or 39 Study

24 The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him.(A) But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.”

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12 Tell him this is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Here is the man whose name is the Branch,(A) and he will branch out from his place and build the temple of the Lord.(B)

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So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting,(A) and in sackcloth and ashes.(B)

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44 “In the time of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. It will crush(A) all those kingdoms(B) and bring them to an end, but it will itself endure forever.(C)

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and if you look for it as for silver
    and search for it as for hidden treasure,(A)

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10 The scepter will not depart from Judah,(A)
    nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,[a]
until he to whom it belongs[b] shall come(B)
    and the obedience of the nations shall be his.(C)

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  1. Genesis 49:10 Or from his descendants
  2. Genesis 49:10 Or to whom tribute belongs; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.

19 We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable,(A) and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light(B) shining in a dark place, until the day dawns(C) and the morning star(D) rises in your hearts.(E) 20 Above all, you must understand(F) that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God(G) as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.(H)

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11 trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ(A) in them was pointing when he predicted(B) the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow.

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40 since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us(A) would they be made perfect.(B)

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23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. He witnessed to them from morning till evening, explaining about the kingdom of God,(A) and from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets(B) he tried to persuade them about Jesus.(C)

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11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica,(A) for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures(B) every day to see if what Paul said was true.(C)

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27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus,(A) yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets(B) that are read every Sabbath. 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.(C) 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him,(D) they took him down from the cross(E) and laid him in a tomb.(F)

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22 For Moses said, ‘The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything he tells you.(A) 23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from their people.’[a](B)

24 “Indeed, beginning with Samuel, all the prophets(C) who have spoken have foretold these days.

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  1. Acts 3:23 Deut. 18:15,18,19