Matthew 23:6
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English Standard Version
and they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues

King James Bible
And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

American Standard Version
and love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they love the first places at feasts, and the first chairs in the synagogues,

English Revised Version
and love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Webster's Bible Translation
And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Weymouth New Testament
and love the best seats at a dinner party or in the synagogues,

Matthew 23:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The uppermost rooms (πρωτοκλισίαν)

Rev., more correctly, the chief place, the foremost couch or uppermost place on the divan.

Matthew 23:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Matthew 20:21 And he said to her, What will you? She said to him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on your right hand...

Proverbs 25:6,7 Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men...

Mark 12:38,39 And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing...

Luke 11:43 Woe to you, Pharisees! for you love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

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Luke 14:7-11 And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying to them...

Luke 20:46,47 Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues...

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

James 2:1-4 My brothers, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons...

3 John 1:9 I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, receives us not.

Cross References
Mark 12:39
and have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Luke 11:43
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

Luke 14:7
Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the places of honor, saying to them,

Luke 20:46
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

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