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Matthew 23

Jesus Grieves over Jerusalem
37 "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God's messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn't let me.38 And now, look, your house is abandoned and desolate.*39 For I tell you this, you will never see me again until you say, 'Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the LORD!'*"

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Footnotes:

23:38 Some manuscripts do not include and desolate.
23:39 Ps 118:26.
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