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O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

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Bible References


Luke 19:41
And when he drew near and saw the city he wept over it,
Matthew 23:37
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those who are sent to you! How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!


Matthew 21:35
And the tenants took his servants, beat one, killed one, and stoned another.
Matthew 22:6
And the rest seized his servants, treated them shamefully, and killed them.
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and murdered,
Acts 8:1
Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Revelation 11:8
And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city which mystically is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.


Luke 19:44
and dash you to the ground, you and your children within you, and they will not leave one stone upon another in you; because you did not know the time of your visitation."
Luke 23:28
For behold, the days are coming when they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed!'
Galatians 4:25
Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.

And ye

Luke 15:28
But he was angry and refused to go in. So his father came out and pleaded with him.
Matthew 22:3
and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; but they were not willing to come.
Acts 3:14
But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

General references

Matthew 21:35
And the tenants took his servants, beat one, killed one, and stoned another.
Luke 3:20
added this to them all, that he shut up John in prison.
John 7:34
You will seek me, and you will not find me; where I am you cannot come."