16 but they continually (A)mocked the messengers of God, (B)despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, (C)until the wrath of the Lord arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

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Lament over Jerusalem

37 (A)Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who (B)kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, (C)the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

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52 (A)Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of (B)the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers (C)you have now become;

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15 (A)who both killed the Lord Jesus and (B)the prophets, and [a]drove us out. [b]They are not pleasing to God, [c]but hostile to all men,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:15 Or persecuted us
  2. 1 Thessalonians 2:15 Lit and
  3. 1 Thessalonians 2:15 Lit and

33 who by faith (A)conquered kingdoms, (B)performed acts of righteousness, (C)obtained promises, (D)shut the mouths of lions, 34 (E)quenched the power of fire, (F)escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, (G)became mighty in war, (H)put foreign armies to flight. 35 (I)Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their [a]release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection; 36 and others [b]experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also (J)chains and imprisonment. 37 They were (K)stoned, they were (L)sawn in two, [c]they were tempted, they were (M)put to death with the sword; they went about (N)in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, (O)ill-treated 38 (men of whom the world was not worthy), (P)wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes [d]in the ground.

39 And all these, having [e](Q)gained approval through their faith, (R)did not receive [f]what was promised, 40 because God had [g]provided (S)something better for us, so that (T)apart from us they would not be made perfect.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 11:35 Lit redemption
  2. Hebrews 11:36 Lit received the trial of
  3. Hebrews 11:37 One early ms does not contain they were tempted
  4. Hebrews 11:38 Lit of
  5. Hebrews 11:39 Lit obtained a testimony
  6. Hebrews 11:39 Lit the promise
  7. Hebrews 11:40 Or foreseen

10 As an example, (A)brethren, of suffering and patience, take (B)the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

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