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And the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another.
At that hour Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs to capture me? Day after day I sat in the temple teaching, and you did not seize me.
The LORD builds up Jerusalem;
he gathers the outcasts of Israel.
Because I have called and you refused to listen,
have stretched out my hand and no one has heeded,
But turning to them Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
Like an eagle that stirs up its nest,
that flutters over its young,
spreading out its wings, catching them,
bearing them on its pinions,
the LORD alone guided him,
no foreign god was with him.
The LORD repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!”
yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.
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