Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
Men of Nineveh will rise with this generation at the Judgment and will condemn it, for they repented at Jonah's preaching, and there is more than Jonah here.
The queen of the south will rise with this age at the judgment and condemn it, for she came from the very ends of the earth to listen to Solomon's wisdom, and there is more than Solomon here!
And if, although they are physically uncircumcised, they obey the Law, they will condemn you, who break the Law, although you have it in writing, and are circumcised.
Faith led Noah, when he was warned by God of things no one then saw, in obedience to the warning to build an ark in which to save his family, and by such faith he condemned the world, and came to possess that uprightness which faith produces.
But he answered, "Only a wicked and faithless age insists upon a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of the prophet Jonah.
"It is a wicked and faithless age that insists on a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of Jonah." And he left them and went away.
Jesus answered, "O you unbelieving, obstinate people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"
I tell you, all this will come upon this age!
But I tell you, there is something greater than the Temple here!
He who comes from above is above all others. A son of earth belongs to earth and speaks of earth. He who comes from heaven is above all others.
Are you a greater man than our forefather Jacob, who gave us this well, and drank from it himself, with his sons and his flocks?"
Are you a greater man than our forefather Abraham? Yet he is dead and the prophets are dead. What do you claim to be?"
Now the faithfulness of Moses in all the house of God was that of a servant, in faithfully repeating what he was told to say;