Luke 7:32
Good News Translation
They are like children sitting in the marketplace. One group shouts to the other, 'We played wedding music for you, but you wouldn't dance! We sang funeral songs, but you wouldn't cry!'

Contemporary English Version
You are like children sitting in the market and shouting to each other, "We played the flute, but you would not dance! We sang a funeral song, but you would not cry!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
They are like to children sitting in the marketplace and speaking one to another and saying: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have mourned, and you have not wept.

New American Bible
They are like children who sit in the marketplace and call to one another, ‘We played the flute for you, but you did not dance. We sang a dirge, but you did not weep.’

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They are like to children sitting in the marketplace and speaking one to another and saying: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have mourned, and you have not wept.

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Proverbs 17:16 What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.

Isaiah 28:9-13 Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts. . . .

Isaiah 29:11,12 And the vision of all shall be unto you as the words of a book that is sealed which when they shall deliver to one that is learned, they shall say: Read this: and he shall answer: I cannot, for it is sealed. . . .

Jeremiah 5:3-5 O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return. . . .

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Matthew 11:16-19 But whereunto shall I esteem this generation to be like? It is like to children sitting in the market place. . . .

children.

Zechariah 8:5 And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls, playing in the streets thereof.

Context
Jesus Testifies about John
31And the Lord said: Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? And to what are they like? 32They are like to children sitting in the marketplace and speaking one to another and saying: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have mourned, and you have not wept. 33For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine. And you say: He hath a devil.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:17
Who crying to their companions say: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have lamented, and you have not mourned.

Matthew 20:3
And going out about the third hour, he saw others standing in the marketplace idle.

Luke 7:31
And the Lord said: Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? And to what are they like?

Luke 7:33
For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine. And you say: He hath a devil.

Additional Translations
They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to one another: ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not weep.’

They are like to little children sitting in the marketplace and calling to one another, saying: 'We piped to you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not weep.'

They are like to children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped to you, and you have not danced; we have mourned to you, and you have not wept.

They are like unto children that sit in the marketplace, and call one to another; who say, We piped unto you, and ye did not dance; we wailed, and ye did not weep.

They are like children sitting in the market-place, and calling one to another and saying, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.

They are like unto children that sit in the marketplace, and call one to another; which say, We piped unto you, and ye did not dance; we wailed, and ye did not weep.

They are like children sitting in the market-place, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.

They are like children sitting in the public square and calling out to one another, 'We have played the flute to you, and you have not danced: we have sung dirges, and you have not shown sorrow.'

They are like children who sit in the marketplace, and call one to another, saying, 'We piped to you, and you didn't dance. We mourned, and you didn't weep.'

they are like to children, to those sitting in a market-place, and calling one to another, and saying, We piped to you, and ye did not dance, we mourned to you, and ye did not weep!
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