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Chapter 11

Matt. 11:1 So it came to pass, when Jesus had finished commanding his twelve disciples, He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities.

Matt. 11:2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,

Matt. 11:3 and said to Him, are you He that should come, or do we look for another?

Matt. 11:4 Jesus answered and said to them, go and show John again those things which you do hear and see:

Matt. 11:5 the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Matt. 11:6 Blessed is he, whoever is not offended in Me.

Matt. 11:7 As they departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, what did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

Matt. 11:8 But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in fine clothing? Behold, they that wear fine clothing are in kings’ houses.

Matt. 11:9 But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.

Matt. 11:10 For this is he, of whom it is written, behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You.

Matt. 11:11 Truly I say to you, among them that are born of women there has not risen anyone greater than John the Immerser: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of the heavens is greater than he.

Matt. 11:12 From the days of John the Immerser until now, the kingdom of the heavens is inflicted with violent attacks, and the violators seize upon it with force.

Matt. 11:13 For all the prophets and the Law prophesied until John.

Matt. 11:14 If you will receive it, this is Elijah, who was to come.

Matt. 11:15 He that has ears to hear, let him hear.

Matt. 11:16 But what will I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, and calling to their friends,

Matt. 11:17 and saying, we have played the flute for you, and you have not danced; we have mourned for you, and you have not lamented.

Matt. 11:18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they said, He has a demon.

Matt. 11:19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they said, behold a glutton, and a wine drinker, a friend of tax-collectors and sinners. But wisdom is justified by her children.

Matt. 11:20 Then He began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works were done, because they did not repent:

Matt. 11:21 woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

Matt. 11:22 But I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the Day of Judgment, than for you.

Matt. 11:23 And you, Capernaum, which is exalted to heaven, will be tread down unto the unseen realm: for if the mighty works, which have been done in you, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Matt. 11:24 But I say to you, that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the Day of Judgment, than for you.

Matt. 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes.

Matt. 11:26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in Your sight.

Matt. 11:27 All things are delivered to Me by My Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither does any man know the Father, but the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal Him.

Matt. 11:28 Come to Me, all you that labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest.

Matt. 11:29 Take My yoke on you and learn from Me; for I am meek and humble in heart: and you will find rest for your souls.

Matt. 11:30 For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.