Luke 11:49
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New International Version
Because of this, God in his wisdom said, 'I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.'

King James Bible
Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:

Darby Bible Translation
For this reason also the wisdom of God has said, I will send to them prophets and apostles, and of these shall they kill and drive out by persecution,

World English Bible
Therefore also the wisdom of God said, 'I will send to them prophets and apostles; and some of them they will kill and persecute,

Young's Literal Translation
because of this also the wisdom of God said: I will send to them prophets, and apostles, and some of them they shall kill and persecute,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The wisdom of God - These seem to be Luke's words, and to mean that Jesus, the wisdom of God, (as he is called, 1 Corinthians 1:24), added the words which follow here, on that occasion: and this interpretation of the words is agreeable to that of Matthew, who makes Jesus speak in his own person: Wherefore behold, I send you prophets, etc., Matthew 23:34. See the note there, and see Bishop Pearce.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the wisdom. Probably by the Wisdom of God we are to understand the [logos,] or Word of God, that is, our Lord himself; this being a dignified and oriental mode of expression for I say, as it is in the parallel passage.

Proverbs 1:2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

*etc:

Proverbs 8:1-12 Does not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice...

Proverbs 9:1-3 Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars...

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

Colossians 2:3 In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

I will.

Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Matthew 23:34 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you: and you shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem...

Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

and some.

Luke 21:16,17 And you shall be betrayed both by parents, and brothers, and kinfolks, and friends...

Matthew 22:6 And the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them.

John 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service.

Acts 7:57-60 Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran on him with one accord...

Acts 8:1,3 And Saul was consenting to his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem...

Acts 9:1,2 And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest...

Acts 12:1,2 Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church...

Acts 22:4,5 And I persecuted this way to the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women...

Acts 22:20 And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death...

Acts 26:10,11 Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests...

2 Corinthians 11:24,25 Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one...

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
Jeremiah 7:25
From the time your ancestors left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again I sent you my servants the prophets.

Matthew 23:34
Therefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.

Luke 11:48
So you testify that you approve of what your ancestors did; they killed the prophets, and you build their tombs.

Acts 11:27
During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.

1 Corinthians 1:24
but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 1:30
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God--that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.

Colossians 2:3
in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

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