Luke 11:48
Good News Translation
You yourselves admit, then, that you approve of what your ancestors did; they murdered the prophets, and you build their tombs.

Contemporary English Version
You must think that was the right thing for your people to do, or else you would not have built monuments for the prophets they murdered.

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.

New American Bible
Consequently, you bear witness and give consent to the deeds of your ancestors, for they killed them and you do the building.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Truly you bear witness that you consent to the doings of your fathers. For they indeed killed them: and you build their sepulchres.

ye bear.

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

Job 15:6 Thy own mouth shall condemn thee, and not I: and thy own lips shall answer thee.

Psalm 64:8 And their tongues against them are made weak. All that saw them were troubled;

Ezekiel 18:19 And you say: Why hath not the son borne the iniquity of his father? Verily, because the son hath wrought judgment and justice, hath kept all my commandments, and done them, living, he shall live.

for.

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Matthew 21:35-38 And the husbandmen laying hands on his servants, beat one and killed another and stoned another. . . .

Hebrews 11:35-38 Women received their dead raised to life again. But others were racked, not accepting deliverance, that they might find a better resurrection. . . .

James 5:10 Take, my brethren, for example of suffering evil, of labour and patience, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Context
Woes to Religious Leaders
47Woe to you who build the monuments of the prophets: and your fathers killed them. 48Truly you bear witness that you consent to the doings of your fathers. For they indeed killed them: and you build their sepulchres. 49For this cause also the wisdom of God said: I will send to them prophets and apostles: and some of them they will kill and persecute.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:27
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because you are like to whited sepulchres, which outwardly appear to men beautiful but within are full of dead men's bones and of all filthiness.

Luke 11:47
Woe to you who build the monuments of the prophets: and your fathers killed them.

Luke 11:49
For this cause also the wisdom of God said: I will send to them prophets and apostles: and some of them they will kill and persecute.

Romans 1:32
Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

Additional Translations
So you are witnesses who consent to the deeds of your fathers: They killed the prophets, and you build their tombs.

So you are witnesses and consent to the works of your fathers; for indeed they killed them, and you build their tombs.

Truly you bear witness that you allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchers.

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

Ye bear witness then, and consent to the works of your fathers; for they killed them, and ye build [their sepulchres].

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

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

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

So you testify and consent to the works of your fathers. For they killed them, and you build their tombs.

Then do ye testify, and are well pleased with the works of your fathers, because they indeed killed them, and ye do build their tombs;
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