Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to her, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!

New American Standard Bible

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

King James Version

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!

Holman Bible

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, yet you were not willing!

International Standard Version

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling!

A Conservative Version

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who have been sent to her. How often I wanted to gathered thy children together the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and ye would not.

American Standard Version

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killeth the prophets, and stoneth them that are sent unto her! how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

"O, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [you people] who murdered the prophets and stoned those who were sent to you! How often I have wanted to gather you people together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!

Anderson New Testament

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest those who are sent to thee, how often have I desired to gather thy children together, as a bird gathers her young under her wings, and you refused.

Bible in Basic English

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, putting to death the prophets, and stoning those who are sent to her! Again and again would I have taken your children to myself as a bird takes her young ones under her wings, and you would not!

Common New Testament

"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!

Daniel Mace New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, but ye would not!

Darby Translation

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Godbey New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that have been sent unto thee! how frequently did I wish to gather together thy children, in the manner in which a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but ye were not willing!

Goodspeed New Testament

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem! murdering the prophets, and stoning those who are sent to her, how often I have longed to gather your children around me, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you refused!

John Wesley New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets, and stonest them who are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a bird gathereth her young under her wings; and ye would not!

Julia Smith Translation

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to her; how often did I wish to gather thy children together, which manner a bird gathers together her young broods under the wings, and ye would not!

King James 2000

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kill the prophets, and stone them which are sent unto you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How many times I wanted to gather your children together {the way} a hen gathers her young together under [her] wings, and you were not willing!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest prophets, and stonest them which are sent to thee: how often would I have gathered thy children together, as the hen gathereth her chicks under her wings? But ye would not.

Moffatt New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem! slaying the prophets and stoning those who have been sent to you! How often I would fain have gathered your children as a fowl gathers her brood under her wings! But you would not have it!

Montgomery New Testament

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, murdering the prophets, and stoning those who have been sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

NET Bible

"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 would have none of it!

New Heart English Bible

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her. How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not.

Noyes New Testament

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killeth the prophets, and stoneth those who are sent to her! How often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Sawyer New Testament

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to you, how often would I have gathered your children together, as a bird gathers her brood under her wings, but you would not!

The Emphasized Bible

Jerusalem! Jerusalem! that slayeth the prophets, and stoneth them that have been sent unto her, - how often, would I have gathered thy children, like as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, - and ye would not!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets, and stonest those who were sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children to me, as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jerusalem! Jerusalem! She who slays the Prophets and stones the messengers sent to her--Oh, how often have I wished to gather your children round me, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not came!

Webster

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them who are sent to thee, how often would I have gathered thy children, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Weymouth New Testament

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem! thou who murderest the Prophets and stonest those who have been sent to thee! how often have I desired to gather thy children to me, just as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not come!

Williams New Testament

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem! The city that has kept on murdering the prophets, and stoning those who have been sent to her, how often I have yearned to gather your children around me, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, but you refused!

World English Bible

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!

Worrell New Testament

Jerusalem! Jerusalem! that kills the prophets, and stones those sent to her! how often did I wish to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Worsley New Testament

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that 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!

Youngs Literal Translation

'Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that art killing the prophets, and stoning those sent unto thee, how often did I will to gather thy children together, as a hen doth gather her own chickens under the wings, and ye did not will.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἱερουσαλήμ 
Hierousalem 
Usage: 67

Ἱερουσαλήμ 
Hierousalem 
Usage: 67

thou that killest
ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
Usage: 40

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

λιθοβολέω 
Lithoboleo 
Usage: 5

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


Usage: 0

ποσάκις 
Posakis 
Usage: 1

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

ἐπισυνάγω 
Episunago 
Usage: 2

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

ἐπισυνάγω 
Episunago 
Usage: 2

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

as
τρόπος 
Tropos 
as Trans, even as 9 9, way, means, even as 9, in like manner as 9, manner, conversation
Usage: 11

a hen
ὄρνις 
Ornis 
hen
Usage: 0

ἐπισυνάγω 
Episunago 
Usage: 2

her
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

νοσσίον 
Nossion 
Usage: 0

ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

πτέρυξ 
Pterux 
Usage: 3

ye would
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 23:37

Context Readings

The Lament Over Jerusalem

36 Truly I say to you, All these things shall come on this generation. 37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to her, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not! 38 Behold, your house is left to you desolate.


Cross References

Ruth 2:12

May Jehovah repay your work, and may a full reward be given you from Jehovah, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to trust.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for your reward in Heaven is great. For so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Deuteronomy 32:11-12

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them and bears them on her wing,

2 Chronicles 24:21-22

And they conspired against him and stoned him with stones at the command of the king in the court of the house of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

And Jehovah, the God of their fathers sent to them by His messengers, rising up early and sending, for He had pity on His people and on His dwelling-place.

Nehemiah 9:26

But they were disobedient and rebelled against You, and cast Your Law behind their backs. And they killed Your prophets who testified against them to turn them to You, and they worked great blasphemies.

Psalm 17:8

Keep me as the pupil, the daughter of the eye; hide me under the shadow of Your wings,

Psalm 36:7

How precious is Your loving-kindness, O God! And the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of Your wing.

Psalm 57:1

To the Chief Musician. Do not destroy. A secret treasure of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me; for my soul trusts in You; yea, in the shadow of Your wings I will make my hiding-place, until these great troubles pass by.

Psalm 63:7

Because You have been my help, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice.

Psalm 81:8-11

Hear, O My people, and I will testify to you; O Israel, if you will listen to Me,

Psalm 91:4

He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall trust. His truth shall be your shield, and buckler.

Proverbs 1:24-31

Because I called, and you refused; I stretched out my hand, and no one paid attention;

Isaiah 50:2

Who knows why I have come, and no one is here? I called and no one answered. Is My hand shortened at all so that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at My rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness; their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.

Jeremiah 2:30

In vain I have stricken your sons; they received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, cleanse your heart from evil so that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Jeremiah 6:8

O Jerusalem, you must be instructed, lest My soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land without people.

Jeremiah 6:16-17

So says Jehovah, Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths where the good way is, and walk in it, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in it.

Jeremiah 11:7-8

For I earnestly testified to your fathers in the day I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, even to this day, rising early and testifying, saying, Obey My voice.

Jeremiah 25:3-7

From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, even to this day, that is the twenty-third year, the Word of Jehovah has come to me, and I have spoken to you, rising early and speaking. But you have not listened.

Jeremiah 26:23

And they brought Urijah out of Egypt and brought him to Jehoiakim the king, who killed him with the sword and threw his dead body into the graves of the common people.

Jeremiah 35:15

I have also sent to you all My servants the prophets, rising up early and sending, saying, Return now each man from his evil way, and make your doings good, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers. But you have not bowed down your ear, nor listened to Me.

Jeremiah 42:9-13

And he said to them, So says Jehovah, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to present your cry before Him:

Jeremiah 44:4

But I sent to you all My servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Oh, do not do this abominable thing which I hate!

Hosea 11:2

As they called them, so they went from them. They sacrifice to the Baals, and burn incense to graven images.

Hosea 11:7

And My people are bent on backsliding from Me. Though they called them to the Most High, none at all would exalt Him.

Zechariah 1:4

Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have proclaimed to them, saying, So says Jehovah of Hosts: Turn now from your evil ways and your evil doings. But they did not hear nor listen to Me, says Jehovah.

Matthew 21:35-36

And the vinedressers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.

Matthew 22:3

And he sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they would not come.

Matthew 22:6

And the rest took his servants and treated them spitefully, and killed them.

Matthew 23:30

and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

Mark 12:3-6

And taking him, they beat him and sent him away empty.

Luke 13:34-35

Jerusalem! Jerusalem! the one killing the prophets, and stoning those having been sent to her; how often I desired to gather your children in the way a hen gathers her brood under the wings, and you did not desire it.

Luke 14:17-20

And he sent his servant at supper time to say to those who were invited, Come, for all things are now ready.

Luke 15:28

And he was angry and would not go in. Therefore his father came out and entreated him.

Luke 19:14-44

But his citizens hated him. And they sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this one to reign over us.

Luke 20:11-14

And again he sent another servant. And they also beat him and treated him shamefully, and sent him away empty.

Acts 7:51-52

O stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears! You always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so you do.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who both killed the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, also driving us out and they do not please God and being contrary to all men,

Revelation 11:7-8

And when they complete their testimony, the beast coming up out of the abyss will make war against them and will overcome them and kill them.

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I marveled with a great marveling.

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