Bible: Matthew 11:16-24

11:16To 1  what should I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces who call out to one another, 2 

11:17We played the flute for you, yet you did not dance; 3 

we wailed in mourning, 4  yet you did not weep.’

11:18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’ 5  11:19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him, 6  a glutton and a drunk, a friend of tax collectors 7  and sinners!’ 8  But wisdom is vindicated 9  by her deeds.” 10 

Woes on Unrepentant Cities

11:20 Then Jesus began to criticize openly the cities 11  in which he had done many of his miracles, because they did not repent. 11:21 Woe to you, Chorazin! 12  Woe to you, Bethsaida! If 13  the miracles 14  done in you had been done in Tyre 15  and Sidon, 16  they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. 11:22 But I tell you, it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon on the day of judgment than for you! 11:23 And you, Capernaum, 17  will you be exalted to heaven? 18  No, you will be thrown down to Hades! 19  For if the miracles done among you had been done in Sodom, it would have continued to this day. 11:24 But I tell you, it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom 20  on the day of judgment than for you!

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