Matthew 11:16–19

Rejection by Jesus’ Generation

Luke 7:31–35

16 pBut to what shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their companions, 17 and saying:

We played the flute for you,

And you did not dance;

We mourned to you,

And you did not 2lament.’

18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’ 19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a 3winebibber, qa friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ rBut wisdom is justified by her 4children.”

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