And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, who is a to come.
He that has ears to hear, let him hear.
But to whom shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, which, calling to their companions,
say, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced: we have mourned to you, and ye have not wailed.
For John has come neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon.
The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man [that is] eating and wine-drinking, b a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: -- and wisdom has been justified by her children.
Then began he to reproach the cities in which most of his works of power had taken place, because they had not repented.
Woe to thee, Chorazin! woe to thee Bethsaida! for if the works of power which have taken place c in you, had taken place in Tyre and Sidon, they had long ago repented in sackcloth and ashes.
But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in judgment-day than for you.
And *thou*, Capernaum, who hast been raised up to heaven, shalt be brought down even to hades. d For if the works of power which have taken place in thee, had taken place in Sodom, it had remained until this day.
But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable for [the] land of Sodom in judgment-day than for thee.