Mark 12:39
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New International Version
and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

New Living Translation
And how they love the seats of honor in the synagogues and the head table at banquets.

English Standard Version
and have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Berean Study Bible
and to have the chief seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Berean Literal Bible
and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at the feasts;

New American Standard Bible
and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.

International Standard Version
and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

NET Bible
and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

New Heart English Bible
and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the best seats in the synagogue and top rooms at feasts,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and to have the front seats in synagogues and the places of honor at dinners.

New American Standard 1977
and chief seats in the synagogues, and places of honor at banquets,

Jubilee Bible 2000
and the first chairs in the synagogues and the first seats at the suppers,

King James 2000 Bible
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost places at feasts:

American King James Version
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:

American Standard Version
and chief seats in the synagogues, and chief places at feasts:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to sit in the first chairs, in the synagogues, and to have the highest places at suppers:

Darby Bible Translation
and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;

English Revised Version
and chief seats in the synagogues, and chief places at feasts:

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

Weymouth New Testament
and to occupy the best seats in the synagogues and at dinner parties,

World English Bible
and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:

Young's Literal Translation
and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in suppers,
Study Bible
Warning against the Scribes
38In His teaching Jesus also said, “Watch out for the scribes. They like to walk around in long robes, to receive greetings in the marketplaces, 39and to have the chief seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. 40They defraud widows of their houses, and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will receive greater condemnation.”…
Cross References
Matthew 23:1
Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples:

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

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,

Mark 12:40
They defraud widows of their houses, and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will receive greater condemnation."
Treasury of Scripture

And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:

James 2:2,3 For if there come to your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly …

And the chief seats in the synagogues,.... Where the rulers of the synagogue, and the elders of the people sat; See Gill on Matthew 23:6.

And the uppermost rooms at feasts; or the first and chief places where they sat, or rather lay along at public entertainment; See Gill on Matthew 23:6. 39. And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms—or positions.

at feasts—On this love of distinction, see on [1487]Lu 14:7; [1488]Mt 6:5.12:35-40 When we attend to what the Scriptures declare, as to the person and offices of Christ, we shall be led to confess him as our Lord and God; to obey him as our exalted Redeemer. If the common people hear these things gladly, while the learned and distinguished oppose, the former are happy, and the latter to be pitied. And as sin, disguised with a show of piety, is double iniquity, so its doom will be doubly heavy.
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