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So you actually admit that you are the descendants of those who murdered the prophets!
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Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.
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 15:5,6 For thy iniquity hath taught thy mouth, and thou imitatest the tongue of blasphemers. . . .
Psalm 64:8 And their tongues against them are made weak. All that saw them were troubled;
Luke 19:22 He saith to him: Out of thy own mouth I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up what I laid not down and reaping that which I did not sow.
Acts 7:51,52 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also. . . .
1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men; . . .
ContextWoes to Scribes and Pharisees
…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. 32Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.…
Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
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.
Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
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.
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?
You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them who foretold of the coming of the Just One: of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers.
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