49 For this reason also (A)the wisdom of God said, ‘(B)I will send to them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and some they will [a]persecute, 50 so that the blood of all the prophets, shed (C)since the foundation of the world, may be [b]charged against this generation, 51 from (D)the blood of Abel to (E)the blood of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the house of God; yes, I tell you, it shall be [c]charged against this generation.’ 52 Woe to you [d](F)lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; (G)you yourselves did not enter, and you hindered those who were entering.”

53 When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects, 54 (H)plotting against Him (I)to catch [e]Him in something He might say.

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  1. Luke 11:49 Or drive out
  2. Luke 11:50 Or required of
  3. Luke 11:51 Or required of
  4. Luke 11:52 I.e. experts in the Mosaic Law
  5. Luke 11:54 Lit something out of His mouth