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JESUS COMMENDS JOHN THE BAPTIST

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Scriptures for: Jesus commends John the Baptist
  1
Matthew 11:7
And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
  2
Matthew 11:8
But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.
  3
Matthew 11:9
But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet.
  4
Matthew 11:10
For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
  5
Matthew 11:11
Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
  6
Matthew 11:12
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
  7
Matthew 11:13
For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
  8
Matthew 11:14
And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.
  9
Matthew 11:15
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
  10
Matthew 11:16
But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
  11
Matthew 11:17
And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.
  12
Matthew 11:18
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil.
  13
Matthew 11:19
The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.
  14
Luke 7:24
And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
  15
Luke 7:25
But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts.
  16
Luke 7:26
But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.
  17
Luke 7:27
This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
  18
Luke 7:28
For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.
  19
Luke 7:29
And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.
  20
Luke 7:30
But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
  21
Luke 7:31
And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?
  22
Luke 7:32
They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.
  23
Luke 7:33
For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.
  24
Luke 7:34
The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!
  25
Luke 7:35
But wisdom is justified of all her children.