Luke 19:41-42

41 As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it
42 and said, “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.

Luke 19:41 in Other Translations

KJV
41 And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it,
ESV
41 And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it,
NLT
41 But as he came closer to Jerusalem and saw the city ahead, he began to weep.
MSG
41 When the city came into view, he wept over it.
CSB
41 As He approached and saw the city, He wept over it,

Luke 19:41-42 In-Context

39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!”
40 “I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.”
41 As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it
42 and said, “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.
43 The days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment against you and encircle you and hem you in on every side.
44 They will dash you to the ground, you and the children within your walls. They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming to you.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Isaiah 22:4; Luke 13:34,35
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