40 But he answered, and said unto them, I tell you, that if these should hold their peace, the stones would cry.
41 ¶ [a]And when he was come near, he beheld the City, and wept for it,
42 [b]Saying, [c]O if thou hadst even known [d]at the least in this [e]thy day those things, which belong unto thy [f]peace! but now are they hid from thine eyes.
Luke 19:41Christ is not simply delighted with the destruction, no not of the wicked.
Luke 19:42Christ breaketh off his speech, which showeth partly how he was moved with compassion for the destruction of the city, that was like to ensue: and partly to upbraid them for their treachery and stubbornness against him, such as hath not lightly been heard of.
Luke 19:42At least wise thou, O Jerusalem, to whom this message was properly sent.
Luke 19:42If after the slaying of so many Prophets, and so oft refusing me the Lord of the Prophets, now especially in this my last coming to thee, thou hadst had any regard to thyself.
Luke 19:42The fit and commodious time is called the day of this city.
Luke 19:42That is, those things wherein thy happiness standeth.
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