Matthew 23:31
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English Standard Version
Thus you witness against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.

King James Bible
Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets.

American Standard Version
Wherefore ye witness to yourselves, that ye are sons of them that slew the prophets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.

English Revised Version
Wherefore ye witness to yourselves, that ye are sons of them that slew the prophets.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore ye are witnesses to yourselves, that ye are the children of them who killed the prophets.

Weymouth New Testament
"So that you bear witness against yourselves that you are descendants of those who murdered the Prophets.

Matthew 23:31 Parallel
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witnesses.

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 15:5,6 For your mouth utters your iniquity, and you choose the tongue of the crafty...

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

Luke 19:22 And he said to him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was an austere man...

that.

Acts 7:51,52 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you...

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men...

Cross References
Lamentations 4:13
This was for the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who shed in the midst of her the blood of the righteous.

Matthew 23:30
saying, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'

Matthew 23:32
Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers.

Matthew 23:34
Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and persecute from town to town,

Matthew 23:37
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!

Acts 7:51
"You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.

Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and murdered,

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