New King James Version
Jesus Laments over Jerusalem(A)
37 (B)“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets (C)and stones those who are sent to her! How often (D)I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks (E)under her wings, but you were not willing! 38 See! Your house is left to you desolate;Read full chapter
New American Standard Bible
Grieving over Jerusalem
37 “(A)Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who (B)kills the prophets and stones those who have been 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. 38 Behold, (D)your house is being left to you desolate!Read full chapter
Lament over Jerusalem
37 “[a]O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who murders the prophets and stones [to death] those [messengers] who are sent to her [by God]! How often I wanted to gather your children together [around Me], as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.(A) 38 Listen carefully: your house is being left to you desolate [completely abandoned by God and destitute of His protection]!(B)Read full chapter
- Matthew 23:37 The nation of Israel personified.
New International Version
King James Version
37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
38 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.Read full chapter