Matthew 3:9
Good News Translation
And don't think you can escape punishment by saying that Abraham is your ancestor. I tell you that God can take these rocks and make descendants for Abraham!

Contemporary English Version
And don't start telling yourselves that you belong to Abraham's family. I tell you that God can turn these stones into children for Abraham.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

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And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

think.

Mark 7:21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Luke 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of penance: and do not begin to say, We have Abraham for our father. For I say unto you that God is able of these stones, to raise up children to Abraham.

Luke 5:22 And when Jesus knew their thoughts, answering he said to them: What is it you think in your hearts?

Luke 7:39 And the Pharisee, who had invited him, seeing it, spoke within himself, saying: This man, if he were if a prophet, would know surely who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him, that she is a sinner.

Luke 12:17 And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

We.

Ezekiel 33:24 Son of man, they that dwell in these ruinous places in the land of Israel, speak, saying: Abraham was one, and he inherited the land, but we are many, the land is given us in possession.

Luke 16:24 And he cried and said: Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water to cool my tongue: for I am tormented in this flame.

John 8:33,39,40,53 They answered him: We are the seed of Abraham: and we have never been slaves to any man. How sayest thou: You shall be free? . . .

Acts 13:26 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Romans 4:1,11-16 What shall we say then that Abraham hath found, who is our father according to the flesh? . . .

Romans 9:7,8 Neither are all they that are the seed of Abraham, children: but in Isaac shall thy seed be called. . . .

Galatians 4:22-31 For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman and the other by a free woman. . . .

God.

Matthew 8:11,12 And I say to you that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven: . . .

Luke 19:40 To whom he said: I say to you that if these shall hold their peace, the stones will cry out.

Acts 15:14 Simon hath related how God first visited to take to the Gentiles, a people to his name.

Romans 4:17 (As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are.

1 Corinthians 1:27,28 But the foolish things of the world hath God chosen, that he may confound the wise: and the weak things of the world hath God chosen, that he may confound the strong. . . .

Galatians 3:27-29 For as many of you as have been baptized in Christ have put on Christ. . . .

Ephesians 2:12,13 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world. . . .

Context
The Mission of John the Baptist
8Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of penance. 9And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham. 10For now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that doth not yield good fruit, shall be cut down, and cast into the fire.…
Cross References
Luke 3:8
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of penance: and do not begin to say, We have Abraham for our father. For I say unto you that God is able of these stones, to raise up children to Abraham.

Luke 16:24
And he cried and said: Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water to cool my tongue: for I am tormented in this flame.

John 8:33
They answered him: We are the seed of Abraham: and we have never been slaves to any man. How sayest thou: You shall be free?

John 8:37
I know that you are the children of Abraham: but you seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

John 8:39
They answered and said to him: Abraham is our father. Jesus saith them: If you be the children of Abraham, do the works of Abraham.

Acts 13:26
Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Romans 4:1
What shall we say then that Abraham hath found, who is our father according to the flesh?

Romans 9:7
Neither are all they that are the seed of Abraham, children: but in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Romans 9:8
That is to say, not they that are the children of the flesh are the children of God: but they that are the children of the promise are accounted for the seed.

Galatians 3:29
And if you be Christ's, then are you the seed of Abraham, heirs according to the promise.

Additional Translations
And do not presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.

And do not presume to say within yourselves, 'We have Abraham as father.' For I say to you that out of these stones God is able to raise up children unto Abraham.

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say to you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for [our] father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father: for I say to you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

and do not imagine that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our forefather,' for I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones.

Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.

and do not think to say in yourselves, A father we have -- Abraham, for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham,
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