But Jesus answered, “I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!”
“Surely the stone will cry out from the wall,
And the rafter will answer it from the framework.
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;
Let the sea roar, and all it contains;
Let the sea roar and all it contains,
The world and those who dwell in it.
When Israel went forth from Egypt,
The house of Jacob from a people of strange language,
“For you will go out with joy
And be led forth with peace;
The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you,
And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He had done, and the children who were shouting in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David,” they became indignant
and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.
And behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook and the rocks were split.
and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;