30 And you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’

Read Matthew 23:30 Using Other Translations

And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
saying, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'
Then you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we would never have joined them in killing the prophets.’