49 Because of this, God in his wisdom(A) said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.’(B) 50 Therefore this generation will be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets that has been shed since the beginning of the world, 51 from the blood of Abel(C) to the blood of Zechariah,(D) who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible for it all.(E)

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