Jesus speaks to the mourners
Jesus told those who were mourning for him to mourn for themselves and their children instead.
Key passages
Lk 23:27–31

And a great crowd of the people were following him, and of women who were mourning and lamenting him. But turning to them, Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children! For behold, days are coming in which they will say, ‘Blessed are …

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