Luke 11:43
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New International Version
"Woe to you Pharisees, because you love the most important seats in the synagogues and respectful greetings in the marketplaces.

New Living Translation
"What sorrow awaits you Pharisees! For you love to sit in the seats of honor in the synagogues and receive respectful greetings as you walk in the marketplaces.

English Standard Version
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

Berean Study Bible
Woe to you Pharisees! You love the chief seats in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces.

Berean Literal Bible
Woe to you Pharisees, for you love the first seat in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces.

New American Standard Bible
"Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the chief seats in the synagogues and the respectful greetings in the market places.

King James Bible
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Woe to you Pharisees! You love the front seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

International Standard Version
How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You love to have the places of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted in the marketplaces.

NET Bible
Woe to you Pharisees! You love the best seats in the synagogues and elaborate greetings in the marketplaces!

New Heart English Bible
Woe to you Pharisees. For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Woe to you Pharisees who love first class seats in the synagogues and greetings in the streets!”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"How horrible it will be for you Pharisees! You love to sit in the front seats in the synagogues and to be greeted in the marketplaces.

New American Standard 1977
“Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the front seats in the synagogues, and the respectful greetings in the market places.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the first seats in the synagogues and greetings in the markets.

King James 2000 Bible
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for you love the best seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

American King James Version
Woe to you, Pharisees! for you love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

American Standard Version
Woe unto you Pharisees! for ye love the chief seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the marketplaces.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Woe to you, Pharisees, because you love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and salutations in the marketplace.

Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto you, Pharisees, for ye love the first seat in the synagogues and salutations in the market-places.

English Revised Version
Woe unto you Pharisees! for ye love the chief seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the marketplaces.

Webster's Bible Translation
Woe to you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Weymouth New Testament
Alas for you Pharisees! for you love the best seats in the synagogues, and you like to be bowed to in places of public resort.

World English Bible
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.

Young's Literal Translation
'Woe to you, the Pharisees, because ye love the first seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the market-places.
Study Bible
Woes to Religious Leaders
42Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and rue and every herb, but you disregard justice and the love of God. You should have practiced the latter without neglecting the former. 43Woe to you Pharisees! You love the chief seats in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces. 44Woe to you! For you are like unmarked graves, which men walk across without even noticing.”…
Cross References
Matthew 11:16
To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others:

Matthew 23:6
They love the places of honor at banquets, the chief seats in the synagogues,

Matthew 23:7
the greetings in the marketplaces, and the title of 'Rabbi' by which they are addressed.

Mark 12:38
In His teaching Jesus also said, "Watch out for the scribes. They like to walk around in long robes, to receive greetings in the marketplaces,

Luke 14:7
When Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, He told them a parable:

Luke 20:46
"Beware of the scribes. They like to walk around in long robes, and they love the greetings in the marketplaces, the chief seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.
Treasury of Scripture

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

for.

Luke 14:7-11 And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked …

Luke 20:46 Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love …

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Matthew 23:6 And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Mark 12:38,39 And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which …

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

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness …

James 2:2-4 For if there come to your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly …

3 John 1:9 I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence …

(43) Ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues.--See Notes on Matthew 23:6-7.

Verse 43. - Ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues. These seats were in a semicircle round the pulpit or lectern of the reader; they faced the congregation. And greetings in the markets. The love of these Jews in the time of our Lord for exaggerated titles of respect and honor is well known. Woe unto you Pharisees, for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues,.... And also the uppermost rooms at feasts, Matthew 23:6

and greetings in the market; See Gill on Matthew 23:6 and See Gill on Matthew 23:7. 43. uppermost seats—(See on [1644]Lu 14:7-11).

greetings—(See on [1645]Mt 23:7-10).11:37-54 We should all look to our hearts, that they may be cleansed and new-created; and while we attend to the great things of the law and of the gospel, we must not neglect the smallest matter God has appointed. When any wait to catch something out of our mouths, that they may insnare us, O Lord, give us thy prudence and thy patience, and disappoint their evil purposes. Furnish us with such meekness and patience that we may glory in reproaches, for Christ's sake, and that thy Holy Spirit may rest upon us.
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