Seven Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees

23 Then Jesus (A)said to the crowds and to his disciples, (B)“The scribes and the Pharisees (C)sit on Moses' seat,

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(A)They do all their deeds (B)to be seen by others. For they make (C)their phylacteries broad and (D)their fringes long, and they (E)love the place of honor at feasts and (F)the best seats in the synagogues and (G)greetings in (H)the marketplaces and being called (I)rabbi[a] by others.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 23:7 Rabbi means my teacher, or my master; also verse 8

Beware of the Scribes

38 (A)And in his teaching he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes and like greetings in the marketplaces 39 and have the best seats in the synagogues and (B)the places of honor at feasts,

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43 Woe to you Pharisees! For (A)you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

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