Life of Jesus
He Saw the City and Wept Over It
Mat 23:37; Lk 19:41-44
37 "O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who
are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen
gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!
- "See! Your house is left to you desolate;
- "for I say to you, you shall see Me no more till you say, 'Blessed is He who
comes in the name of the Lord!'"
41 Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it,
42 saying, "If you had known, even you, especially in this your day, the things
that make for your peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.
43 "For days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment around
you, surround you and close you in on every side,
44 "and level you, and your children within you, to the ground; and they will not
leave in you one stone upon another, because you did not know the time of your