Matthew 23:31
Good News Translation
So you actually admit that you are the descendants of those who murdered the prophets!

Contemporary English Version
But you prove you really are the relatives of the ones who killed the prophets.

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

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Wherefore you are witnesses against yourselves, that you are the sons of them that killed the prophets.

witnesses.

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.

that.

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; . . .

Context
Woes 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.…
Cross References
Lamentations 4:13
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.

Matthew 23:30
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.

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

Matthew 23:34
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.

Matthew 23:37
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?

Acts 7:51
You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

Acts 7:52
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.

Additional Translations
So you testify against yourselves that you are the sons of those who murdered the prophets.

Thus you bear witness to yourselves that you are sons of those having murdered the prophets.

Why you be witnesses to yourselves, that you are the children of them which killed the prophets.

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

So that ye bear witness of yourselves that ye are sons of those who slew the prophets:

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

Wherefore ye are witnesses to yourselves, that ye are the children of them who killed the prophets.

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

Therefore you testify to yourselves that you are children of those who killed the prophets.

So that ye testify to yourselves, that ye are sons of them who did murder the prophets;
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