Matthew 11:17
We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge and you did not mourn.'
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Genesis 50:10
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wailed loudly, and Joseph mourned for his father seven days.

Matthew 11:16
To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others:

Matthew 11:18
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

Luke 7:32
They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to one another: 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not weep.'

Luke 8:52
Meanwhile everyone was weeping and mourning for her. But Jesus said, "Stop weeping; she is not dead but asleep."

Luke 23:27
A great number of people followed Him, including women who kept mourning and wailing for Him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Isaiah 28:9-13
Who is it He is trying to teach? To whom is He explaining his message? To infants just weaned from milk? To babies removed from the breast? . . .

1 Corinthians 9:19-23
Though I am free of obligation to anyone, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. . . .


Matthew 9:15, 23
Jesus replied, "How can the attendants of the bridegroom mourn while He is with them? But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast. . . .

1 Kings 1:40
All the people followed him, playing flutes and rejoicing with such a great joy that the earth was split by the sound.

Isaiah 30:29
You will sing as on the night of a holy festival, and your heart will rejoice like one who walks to the music of a flute, going up to the mountain of the LORD, to the Rock of Israel.

Jeremiah 9:17-20
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Take note, and summon the wailing women; send for the most skillful among them. . . .

Jeremiah 31:4
Again I will build you, and you will be rebuilt, O Virgin Israel. Again you will take up your tambourines and go out in joyful dancing.

Luke 15:25
Meanwhile the older son was in the field, and as he approached the house, he heard music and dancing.

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