Luke 11:48
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English Standard Version
So you are witnesses and you consent to the deeds of your fathers, for they killed them, and you build their tombs.

King James Bible
Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.

American Standard Version
So ye are witnesses and consent unto the works of your fathers: for they killed them, and ye build their tombs .

Douay-Rheims Bible
Truly you bear witness that you consent to the doings of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchres.

English Revised Version
So ye are witnesses and consent unto the works of your fathers: for they killed them, and ye build their tombs.

Webster's Bible Translation
Truly ye bear testimony, that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchers.

Weymouth New Testament
It follows that you bear testimony to the actions of your forefathers and that you fully approve thereof. They slew, you build.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Ye bear witness that ye allow (μάρτυρές ἐστε και συνεὐδοκεῖτε)

Rev., more correctly, ye are witnesses and consent. The compound verb means "give your full approval." Ye think (δοκεῖτε) ; favorably (εὖ); along with them (σύν).

Luke 11:48 Parallel Commentaries

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ye bear.

Joshua 24:22 And Joshua said to the people, You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen you the LORD, to serve him. And they said...

Job 15:6 Your own mouth comdemns you, and not I: yes, your own lips testify against you.

Psalm 64:8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall on themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Ezekiel 18:19 Yet say you, Why? does not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son has done that which is lawful and right...

for.

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Matthew 21:35-38 And the farmers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another...

Hebrews 11:35-38 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance...

James 5:10 Take, my brothers, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Cross References
Matthew 23:27
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people's bones and all uncleanness.

Luke 11:47
Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets whom your fathers killed.

Luke 11:49
Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, 'I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,'

Romans 1:32
Though they know God's righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

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