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28 Bible Verses about Generations

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Matthew 11:16

But to what shall I compare this generation? they are like children sitting in the market-places,

Luke 7:31

Whereunto therefore shall I compare the men of this generation?

Matthew 24:32-34

Now learn a parable from the fig-tree: when it's branch is tender and bringeth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh; so ye also, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near even at the doors. Verily I tell you, this generation shall not pass away, till all these be fulfilled.

Mark 13:28-30

Now learn a parable from the fig-tree: when it's branch is tender and bringeth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh; so ye also, when ye see these things come to pass, know that He is near, even at the doors. Verily I tell you, that this generation shall not pass away until all these things be fulfilled.

Luke 21:29-32

And He spake a parable to them, Behold the fig-tree, and all the trees, when they shoot out, ye see and know of yourselves that summer is now near: so likewise know ye, when ye see these things coming to pass, that the kingdom of God is at hand.read more.
Verily I tell you, this generation shall not pass away till all be accomplished.

Acts 13:36

Now David having served his own generation according to the will of God, fell asleep, and was laid with his fathers, and saw corruption: but He whom God raised,

Philippians 2:14-16

Do all things without murmurings and disputings: that ye may be blameless and inoffensive, the children of God without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation; among whom ye shine as lights in the world, exhibiting the word of life; to my rejoicing in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Now to Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think, according to the power operating in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus, throughout all the generations of eternal ages. Amen.

Luke 1:46-50

And Mary said, "My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour; for He hath regarded the low estate of his handmaid: for behold, from henceforth shall all generations call me blessed:read more.
for He that is mighty hath done great things for me, and his name is holy, and his mercy is on them that fear Him, unto all generations.

Ephesians 3:4-5

when ye read it, ye may perceive my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,) which in other generations was not made known to men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; that the Gentiles should be co-heirs,

Colossians 1:25-26

Of which I was made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I might fully declare the word of God: even that mystery which was hid from former ages and generations, but is now manifested to his saints:

Matthew 1:17

All the generations therefore from Abraham to David are fourteen generations: and from David until the captivity of Babylon fourteen generations: and from the Babylonish captivity unto Christ, fourteen generations.

Hebrews 3:7-11

Therefore, as the holy Ghost saith, "To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness, when your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years:read more.
wherefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, They are always erring in their heart, and they have not known my ways: so I sware in my wrath, they shall not enter into my rest."

Matthew 12:39-42

but He replied and said unto them, This wicked and degenerate race demand a sign; but no sign shall be given them, except that of the prophet Jonah: for as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly, so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. So that the men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgement against this generation, and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold a greater than Jonas is here.read more.
The queen of the South too, shall rise up in the day of judgement against this generation, and condemn it; for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold a greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:29-32

And when the multitudes were gathering thick together He began to say, This is a wicked generation: they demand a sign, but no sign shall be given them, except that of the prophet Jonah: for as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation. The queen of the south shall rise up in the day of judgement against the men of this generation and condemn them: for she came from the remote parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold a greater than Solomon is here.read more.
And the men of Nineveh shall rise up in the judgement against this generation, and condemn it; for they repented upon the preaching of Jonas, and behold a greater than Jonas is here.

Matthew 12:43-45

Now when an impure spirit is gone out of a man, he wanders through dry desert places, seeking rest, and findeth none: then saith he, I will return into my house, that I came out of; and when he cometh, he findeth it empty, swept, and set off to advantage: then he goeth and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there; and so the last state of that man is worse than the first. And thus shall it be to this wicked generation.

Matthew 16:4

This wicked and degenerate race demand a sign; but no sign shall be given them, except that of the prophet Jonah. And so He left them and went away.

Mark 8:12

And He sighing deeply in his spirit, saith, Why doth this generation require a sign? Verily I tell you, There shall no sign be given to this generation.

Mark 9:19

And He answered and said, O unbelieving generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him to me.

Luke 9:41

Then Jesus answered and said, O unbelieving and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and bear with you? Bring thy son hither.

Matthew 23:33-36

how can ye escape the damnation of hell? For behold I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes; and some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city: that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel, to the blood of Zacharias the son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.read more.
Verily I tell you, all these things shall come upon this generation.

Luke 11:47-51

Wo unto you; who build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them. Thus ye testify that ye approve of the deeds of your fathers; for they put them to death, and ye build their sepulchres. And therefore the wisdom of God hath said, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute:read more.
that the blood of all the prophets which has been shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation, from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zachariah, who perished between the altar and the temple. Verily I tell you, it shall be required of this generation.

Luke 17:22-25

And He said to the disciples, the time will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and shall not see it. And they will say to you, Behold, He is here, or behold He is there: but go not after them, nor follow them. For as the lightning which lightneth from the one part of heaven shineth to the other: so also shall the Son of man be in his day.read more.
But He must suffer many things first, and be rejected by this generation.

Topics on Generations

Evil Generations

Matthew 12:39

but He replied and said unto them, This wicked and degenerate race demand a sign; but no sign shall be given them, except that of the prophet Jonah:

Future Generations

Luke 1:48

for behold, from henceforth shall all generations call me blessed: