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Matthew 11 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:1 - Now it came to pass, when Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples, that He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:2 - And when John had heard in prison about the works of Christ, he sent two of[fn] his disciples

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:3 - and said to Him, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:4 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:5 - The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:6 - “And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - As they departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:8 - “But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Indeed, those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ houses.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:9 - “But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - “For this is he of whom it is written:

‘Behold, I send My messenger before Your face,
Who will prepare Your way before You.’
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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:11 - “Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:12 - “And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:13 - “For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:14 - “And if you are willing to receive it, he is Elijah who is to come.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:15 - “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:16 - “But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their companions,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:17 - “and saying:
‘We played the flute for you,
And you did not dance;
We mourned to you,
And you did not lament.’

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:18 - “For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:19 - “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ But wisdom is justified by her children.”[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 - Then He began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works had been done, because they did not repent:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:21 - “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:22 - “But I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:23 - “And you, Capernaum, who are exalted to heaven, will be[fn] brought down to Hades; for if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:24 - “But I say to you that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment than for you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:25 - At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:26 - “Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in Your sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:27 - “All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father. Nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:28 - “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:29 - “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:30 - “For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
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NU-Text reads by for two of.
Malachi 3:1
NU-Text reads works.
NU-Text reads will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be.

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