19 But I was like a gentle (A)lamb led to the slaughter;
And I did not know that they had (B)devised plots against me, saying,
“Let us destroy the tree with its [a]fruit,
And (C)let us cut him off from the (D)land of the living,
That his (E)name be remembered no more.”

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  1. Jeremiah 11:19 Lit bread

23 Yet You, O Lord, know
All their [a]deadly designs against me;
(A)Do not [b]forgive their iniquity
Or blot out their sin from Your sight.
But may they be [c](B)overthrown before You;
Deal with them in the (C)time of Your anger!

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  1. Jeremiah 18:23 Lit unto death
  2. Jeremiah 18:23 Lit cover over, atone for
  3. Jeremiah 18:23 Lit ones made to stumble

13 Because of the sins of her (A)prophets
And the iniquities of her priests,
Who have shed in her midst
The (B)blood of the righteous;
14 They wandered, (C)blind, in the streets;
They were defiled with (D)blood
So that no one could touch their (E)garments.

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35 The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Again he (A)sent another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them.

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34 (A)Therefore, behold, (B)I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will (C)scourge in your synagogues, and (D)persecute from city to city, 35 so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous (E)Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the (F)son of Berechiah, whom (G)you murdered between the [a]temple and the altar.

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  1. Matthew 23:35 Or sanctuary

20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to (A)ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.

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