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Matthew 12:40-50 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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40 for just as JONAH WAS THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE BELLY OF THE SEA MONSTER, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. 40 For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
41 "The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment, and will condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, something greater than Jonah is here. 41 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now one greater than Jonah is here.
42 "The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here. 42 The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for she came from the ends of the earth to listen to Solomon's wisdom, and now one greater than Solomon is here.
43 "Now when the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and does not find it. 43 "When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it.
44 "Then it says, 'I will return to my house from which I came '; and when it comes, it finds it unoccupied, swept, and put in order. 44 Then it says, 'I will return to the house I left.' When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order.
45 "Then it goes and takes along with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there; and the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. That is the way it will also be with this evil generation." 45 Then it goes and takes with it 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. That is how it will be with this wicked generation."
46 While He was still speaking to the crowds, behold, His mother and brothers were standing outside, seeking to speak to Him. 46 While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
47 Someone said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside seeking to speak to You." 47 Someone told him, "Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you."
48 But Jesus answered the one who was telling Him and said, "Who is My mother and who are My brothers?" 48 He replied to him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?"
49 And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers! 49 Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers.
50 "For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother." 50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother."