Matthew 23:39

39 For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’[a]

Matthew 23:39 in Other Translations

KJV
39 For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
ESV
39 For I tell you, you will not see me again, until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'"
NLT
39 For I tell you this, you will never see me again until you say, ‘Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the !’ ”
MSG
39 What is there left to say? Only this: I'm out of here soon. The next time you see me you'll say, 'Oh, God has blessed him! He's come, bringing God's rule!'"
CSB
39 For I tell you, you will never see Me again until you say, Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! "

Matthew 23:39 In-Context

37 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing.
38 Look, your house is left to you desolate.
39 For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’”

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Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 118:26; Matthew 21:9

Footnotes 1

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