Luke 11:25-35 NIV

25 When it arrives, it finds the house swept clean and put in order.
26 Then it goes and takes seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that man is worse than the first."1

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27 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, "Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you."2

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28 He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God3 and obey it."4

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The Sign of Jonah

11:29-32pp -- Mt 12:39-42

29 As the crowds increased, Jesus said, "This is a wicked generation. It asks for a miraculous sign,5 but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.6

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30 For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so also will the Son of Man be to this generation.
31 The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them; for she came from the ends of the earth to listen to Solomon's wisdom,7 and now onea greater than Solomon is here.

References for Luke 11:31

    • i 11:31 - Or "something"; also in verse 32
      32 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah,8 and now one greater than Jonah is here.

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      The Lamp of the Body

      11:34,35pp -- Mt 6:22,23

      33 "No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.9

      References for Luke 11:33

      34 Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are good, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are bad, your body also is full of darkness.
      35 See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness.