Matthew 11:12-22 NIV

12 From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it.
13 For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John.1

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14 And if you are willing to accept it, he is the Elijah who was to come.2

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15 He who has ears, let him hear.3

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16 "To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others:
17 " 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not mourn.'
18 For John came neither eating4 nor drinking,5 and they say, 'He has a demon.'

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19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and "sinners." '6 But wisdom is proved right by her actions."

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Woe on Unrepentant Cities

11:21-23pp -- Lk 10:13-15

20 Then Jesus began to denounce the cities in which most of his miracles had been performed, because they did not repent.

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      21 "Woe to you, Korazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida!7 If the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon,8 they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.9

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      22 But I tell you, it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon on the day of judgment than for you.10

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