Luke 11:30
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New International Version
For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so also will the Son of Man be to this generation.

King James Bible
For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.

Darby Bible Translation
For as Jonas was a sign to the Ninevites, thus shall also the Son of man be to this generation.

World English Bible
For even as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will also the Son of Man be to this generation.

Young's Literal Translation
for as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also shall the Son of Man be to this generation.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

This is an evil generation - Or, This is a wicked race of men. See on Matthew 12:38-42 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 24:46,47 And said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day...

Jonah 1:17 Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Jonah 2:10 And the LORD spoke to the fish, and it vomited out Jonah on the dry land.

Jonah 3:2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching that I bid you.

*etc:

Matthew 12:40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly...

*etc:

Library
February 10 Morning
The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single thy whole body also is full of light.--LUKE 11:34. The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spint of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.--Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.--We all, with open face beholding
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

How to Pray
'And it came to pass, that, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disciples said unto Him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught His disciples. 2. And He said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. 3. Give us day by day our daily bread. 4. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

It Shall not be Forgiven.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven.--LUKE xi. 18. Whatever belonging to the region of thought and feeling is uttered in words, is of necessity uttered imperfectly. For thought and feeling are infinite, and human speech, although far-reaching in scope, and marvellous in delicacy, can embody them after all but approximately and suggestively. Spirit and Truth are like the Lady
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons

The Magnificence of Prayer
"Lord, teach us to pray."--Luke xi. 1. "A royal priesthood."--1 Pet. ii. 9. "I am an apostle," said Paul, "I magnify mine office." And we also have an office. Our office is not the apostolic office, but Paul would be the first to say to us that our office is quite as magnificent as ever his office was. Let us, then, magnify our office. Let us magnify its magnificent opportunities; its momentous duties; and its incalculable and everlasting rewards. For our office is the "royal priesthood." And we
Alexander Whyte—Lord Teach Us To Pray

Cross References
Ezekiel 24:24
Ezekiel will be a sign to you; you will do just as he has done. When this happens, you will know that I am the Sovereign LORD.'

Jonah 1:1
The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai:

Jonah 3:4
Jonah began by going a day's journey into the city, proclaiming, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown."

Matthew 12:41
The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here.

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