Matthew 3:9
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English Standard Version
And do not presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father,’ for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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.

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.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

Matthew 3:9 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

These stones

Pointing, as he spoke, to the pebbles on the beach of the Jordan.

Matthew 3:9 Parallel Commentaries

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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 repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father...

Luke 5:22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said to them, What reason you in your hearts?

Luke 7:39 Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet...

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 inhabit those wastes of the land of Israel speak, saying, Abraham was one, and he inherited the land...

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...

John 8:33,39,40,53 They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how say you, You shall be made free...

Acts 13:26 Men and brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and whoever among you fears God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

Romans 4:1,11-16 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found...

Romans 9:7,8 Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall your seed be called...

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

God.

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

Luke 19:40 And he answered and said to them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.

Acts 15:14 Simeon has declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.

Romans 4:17 (As it is written, I have made you a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who vivifies the dead...

1 Corinthians 1:27,28 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise...

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

Ephesians 2:12,13 That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise...

Cross References
Luke 3:8
Bear fruits in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.

Luke 16:24
And he called out, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the end of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame.'

John 8:33
They answered him, "We are offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone. How is it that you say, 'You will become free'?"

John 8:37
I know that you are offspring of Abraham; yet you seek to kill me because my word finds no place in you.

John 8:39
They answered him, "Abraham is our father." Jesus said to them, "If you were Abraham's children, you would be doing the works Abraham did,

Acts 13:26
"Brothers, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation.

Romans 4:1
What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh?

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