90 Pharisees reveal a threat on Jesus’ life.

Psalm 118:26; Matthew 23:37–39; Luke 13:31–35

Why were Pharisees concerned about Jesus’ welfare (Luke 13:31)?

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At the place where Jesus was staying, why did Pharisees think Herod was a threat and not Temple authorities (Luke 13:31)?

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If the threat was real, why did Jesus tell the Pharisees what to report to Herod (Luke 13:32–33)?

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How did Jesus feel about the religious people who had rejected him (Luke 13:34)?

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How did Jesus know what would happen the next time he entered Jerusalem (Luke 13:35)?

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At that time, some Pharisees said to Jesus, “You must get away from here to a safer place. Herod wants to kill you.”

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Luke 13:31 At that time, some Pharisees said to Jesus, “You must get away from here to a safer place. Herod wants to kill you.”
King James

Luke 13:31 The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.

Jesus said, “Go tell that fox I am too busy to leave. Today and tomorrow I will deliver people from evil spirits and heal the sick. On the third day, I will finish what I could not get done on the first two days. I must carry on my work here today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it would never do for a prophet to die outside of Jerusalem.

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Luke 13:32–33 Jesus said, “Go tell that fox I am too busy to leave. Today and tomorrow, I will deliver people from evil spirits and heal the sick. On the third day, I will finish what I could not get done on the first two days. I must carry on my work here today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it would never do for a prophet to die outside of Jerusalem.
King James

Luke 13:32–33 And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall be perfected. Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem. You kill the prophets and those who have been sent to you. Many times, I have wanted to gather you to myself like a hen brings her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing. Look! Your house is now empty. So now you have your desolate Temple to yourselves. You will not see me again until the day when you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’”

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Psalm 118:26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! From your house, we bless you.
Matthew 23:37–39 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem. You kill the prophets and those who have been sent to you. Many times, I have wanted to gather you to myself like a hen brings her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing. Look! Your house is now empty. You will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is the one who comes in God’s name.'”
Luke 13:34–35 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem. You kill the prophets and those who have been sent to you. Many times, I have wanted to gather you to myself like a hen brings her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing. So now you have your desolate Temple to yourselves. You will not see me again until the day when you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'”
King James

Psalm 118:26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord: we have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.
Matthew 23:37–39 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
Luke 13:34–35 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.