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16 “But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another,

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‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance;

we wailed, and you did not mourn.’

18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon’; 19the Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”


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2. Now when John had heard in the prison—For the account of this imprisonment, see on Mr 6:17-20.

the works of Christ, he sent, &c.—On the whole passage, see on Lu 7:18-35.




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