Matthew 11:23
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English Standard Version
And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

King James Bible
And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

American Standard Version
And thou, Capernaum, shalt thou be exalted unto heaven? thou shalt go down unto Hades: for if the mighty works had been done in Sodom which were done in thee, it would have remained until this day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou Capharnaum, shalt thou be exalted up to heaven? thou shalt go down even unto hell. For if in Sodom had been wrought the miracles that have been wrought in thee, perhaps it had remained unto this day.

English Revised Version
And thou, Capernaum, shalt thou be exalted unto heaven? thou shalt go down unto Hades: for if the mighty works had been done in Sodom which were done in thee, it would have remained until this day.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted to heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Weymouth New Testament
And thou, Capernaum, shalt thou be exalted even to Heaven? Even to Hades shalt thou descend. For had the mighty works been done in Sodom which have been done in thee, it would have remained until now.

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Capernaum.

Matthew 4:13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelled in Capernaum, which is on the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim:

Matthew 8:5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion, beseeching him,

Matthew 17:24 And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Does not your master pay tribute?

Luke 4:23 And he said to them, You will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum...

John 4:46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman...

*etc:

which art.

Isaiah 14:13-15 For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...

Lamentations 2:1 How has the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel...

Ezekiel 28:12-19 Son of man, take up a lamentation on the king of Tyrus, and say to him, Thus said the Lord GOD; You seal up the sum, full of wisdom...

Ezekiel 31:16,17 I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit...

Obadiah 1:4 Though you exalt yourself as the eagle, and though you set your nest among the stars, there will I bring you down, said the LORD.

Luke 14:11 For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

2 Peter 2:4-9 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness...

in Sodom.

Genesis 13:13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

Genesis 19:24,25 Then the LORD rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven...

Ezekiel 16:48-50 As I live, said the Lord GOD, Sodom your sister has not done, she nor her daughters, as you have done, you and your daughters...

Jude 1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication...

Revelation 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt...

Cross References
Isaiah 14:13
You said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north;

Isaiah 14:15
But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.

Ezekiel 16:48
As I live, declares the Lord GOD, your sister Sodom and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done.

Ezekiel 26:20
then I will make you go down with those who go down to the pit, to the people of old, and I will make you to dwell in the world below, among ruins from of old, with those who go down to the pit, so that you will not be inhabited; but I will set beauty in the land of the living.

Ezekiel 31:14
All this is in order that no trees by the waters may grow to towering height or set their tops among the clouds, and that no trees that drink water may reach up to them in height. For they are all given over to death, to the world below, among the children of man, with those who go down to the pit.

Ezekiel 32:18
"Son of man, wail over the multitude of Egypt, and send them down, her and the daughters of majestic nations, to the world below, to those who have gone down to the pit:

Ezekiel 32:24
"Elam is there, and all her multitude around her grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who went down uncircumcised into the world below, who spread their terror in the land of the living; and they bear their shame with those who go down to the pit.

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