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Matthew 11:20

    Matthew 11:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then he went on to say hard things to the towns where most of his works of power were done, because they had not been turned from their sins.

    Webster's Revision

    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not.

    World English Bible

    Then he began to denounce the cities in which most of his mighty works had been done, because they didn't repent.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not.

    Definitions for Matthew 11:20

    Upbraid - To scold; reproach; reprimand.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 11:20

    Then began he to upbraid the cities - The more God has done to draw men unto himself, the less excusable are they if they continue in iniquity. If our blessed Lord had not done every thing that was necessary for the salvation of these people, he could not have reproached them for their impenitence.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 11:20

    Then began he to upbraid ... - That is, to reprove, to rebuke, to denounce heavy judgment.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 11:20

    11:20 Then began he to upbraid the cities - It is observable he had never upbraided them before. Indeed at first they received him with all gladness, Capernaum in particular.