Matthew 12:41
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English Standard Version
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

King James Bible
The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.

American Standard Version
The men of Nineveh shall stand up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The men of Ninive shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they did penance at the preaching of Jonas. And behold a greater than Jonas here.

English Revised Version
The men of Nineveh shall stand up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

Webster's Bible Translation
The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

Weymouth New Testament
There will stand up men of Nineveh at the Judgement together with the present generation, and will condemn it; because they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and mark! there is One greater than Jonah here.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Shall rise up (ἀναστήσονται)

Rev., stand up. Come forward as witnesses. Compare Job 16:9, Sept.; Mark 14:57. There is no reference to rising from the dead. Similarly shall rise up, Matthew 12:42. Compare Matthew 11:11; Matthew 24:11.

A greater (πλεῖον)

Lit., something more. See on Matthew 12:6.

Matthew 12:41 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

men.

Luke 11:32 The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas...

rise.

Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it...

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall condemn...

Jeremiah 3:11 And the LORD said to me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Ezekiel 16:51,52 Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they...

Romans 2:27 And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfill the law, judge you...

Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house...

this.

Matthew 12:39,45 But he answered and said to them, An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it...

Matthew 16:4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas...

Matthew 17:17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you?...

Matthew 23:36 Truly I say to you, All these things shall come on this generation.

because.

Jonah 3:5-10 So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth...

behold.

Matthew 12:6,42 But I say to you, That in this place is one greater than the temple...

John 3:31 He that comes from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaks of the earth...

John 4:12 Are you greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?

John 8:53-58 Are you greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom make you yourself...

Hebrews 3:5,6 And Moses truly was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after...

Cross References
Jonah 1:2
"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me."

Jonah 3:4
Jonah began to go into the city, going a day's journey. And he called out, "Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!"

Jonah 3:5
And the people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least of them.

Matthew 12:6
I tell you, something greater than the temple is here.

Matthew 12:42
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:32
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

Romans 2:27
Then he who is physically uncircumcised but keeps the law will condemn you who have the written code and circumcision but break the law.

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