12 (A)And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

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12 And (A)from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has been treated violently, and violent men take it by force.

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12 From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violent assault, and violent men seize it by force [as a precious prize].

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12 From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subjected to violence,[a] and violent people have been raiding it.

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  1. Matthew 11:12 Or been forcefully advancing

12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

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28 Assuredly, I say to you, (A)there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom.”

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28 “Truly I say to you, there are some of those who are standing here who will not taste death until they see the (A)Son of Man (B)coming in His kingdom.”

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28 “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, there are some of [a]those standing here who will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom.”

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  1. Matthew 16:28 Undoubtedly a reference to Peter, John, and James, who were to witness the transfiguration a few days later.

28 “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”

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28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

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31 Which of the two did the will of his father?”

They said to Him, “The first.”

Jesus said to them, (A)“Assuredly, I say to you that tax collectors and harlots enter the kingdom of God before you. 32 For (B)John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him; (C)but tax collectors and harlots believed him; and when you saw it, you did not afterward [a]relent and believe him.

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  1. Matthew 21:32 regret it

31 Which of the two did the will of his father?” They *said, “The first.” Jesus *said to them, “Truly I say to you that (A)the tax collectors and prostitutes [a]will get into the kingdom of God before you. 32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but (B)the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even [b]have second thoughts afterward so as to believe him.

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  1. Matthew 21:31 Lit are getting into
  2. Matthew 21:32 Or change your minds

31 Which of the two did the will of the father?” The chief priests and elders replied, “The first one.” Jesus said to them, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you that the tax collectors and the prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you. 32 For John came to you [walking] in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even change your mind afterward and believe him [accepting what he proclaimed to you].

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31 “Which of the two did what his father wanted?”

“The first,” they answered.

Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors(A) and the prostitutes(B) are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you. 32 For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness,(C) and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors(D) and the prostitutes(E) did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent(F) and believe him.

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31 Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

32 For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.

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