Matthew 23:30
Good News Translation
and you claim that if you had lived during the time of your ancestors, you would not have done what they did and killed the prophets.

Contemporary English Version
And you claim you would not have taken part with your ancestors in killing the prophets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

the blood.

Matthew 23:34,35 Therefore behold I send to you prophets and wise men and scribes: and some of them you will put to death and crucify: and some you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city. . . .

Matthew 21:35,36 And the husbandmen laying hands on his servants, beat one and killed another and stoned another. . . .

2 Chronicles 36:15 And the Lord the God of their fathers sent to them, by the hand of his messengers, rising early, and daily admonishing them: because he spared his people and his dwelling place.

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I struck your children, they have not received correction: your sword hath devoured your prophets, your generation is like a ravaging lion.

Context
Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
29Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, that build the sepulchres of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the just, 30And 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. 31Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:29
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, that build the sepulchres of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the just,

Matthew 23:31
Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.

1 Corinthians 10:18
Behold Israel according to the flesh. Are not they that eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar?

2 Corinthians 1:7
That our hope for you may be steadfast: knowing that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so shall you be also of the consolation.

Additional Translations
And you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’

and you 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.'

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.

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

and ye 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.

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

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.

and your boast is, "'If we had lived in the time of our forefathers, we should not have been implicated with them in the murder of the Prophets.'

and say, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we wouldn't have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.'

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.
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