35 So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you,[a] from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah,(A) son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.(B) 36 I assure you: All these things will come on this generation!(C)

Jesus’ Lamentation over Jerusalem

37 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem!(D) She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks[b] under her wings, yet you were not willing!(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 23:35 Lit will come on you
  2. Matthew 23:37 Or as a mother bird gathers her young

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