Matthew 23:10
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New International Version
Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah.

New Living Translation
And don't let anyone call you 'Teacher,' for you have only one teacher, the Messiah.

English Standard Version
Neither be called instructors, for you have one instructor, the Christ.

Berean Study Bible
Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
Neither be called instructors; since One is your instructor, the Christ.

New American Standard Bible
"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.

King James Bible
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And do not be called masters either, because you have one Master, the Messiah.

International Standard Version
Nor are you to be called 'Teachers,' because you have only one teacher, the Messiah!

NET Bible
Nor are you to be called 'teacher,' for you have one teacher, the Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you will not be called Leaders, because one is your Leader, The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't make others call you a leader, because you have only one leader, the Messiah.

New American Standard 1977
“And do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Neither be ye called masters, for one is your Master, the Christ.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither be you called masters: for one is your Teacher, even Christ.

American King James Version
Neither be you called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

American Standard Version
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, even the Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither be ye called masters; for one is you master, Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
Neither be called instructors, for one is your instructor, the Christ.

English Revised Version
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, even the Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, even Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
And do not accept the name of 'leader,' for your Leader is one alone--the Christ.

World English Bible
Neither be called masters, for one is your master, the Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
nor may ye be called directors, for one is your director -- the Christ.
Study Bible
Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
9And do not call anyone on earth your father, for you have one Father, who is in heaven. 10Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Christ. 11The greatest among you shall be your servant.…
Word Study

And not, not even, neither…nor. From me and de; but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor.

(a) I call, summon, invite, (b) I call, name. Akin to the base of keleuo; to "call".

A leader, teacher, guide, master. From a compound of kata and hegeomai; a guide, i.e. a teacher.

Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

A leader, teacher, guide, master. From a compound of kata and hegeomai; a guide, i.e. a teacher.

The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
23:1-12 The scribes and Pharisees explained the law of Moses, and enforced obedience to it. They are charged with hypocrisy in religion. We can only judge according to outward appearance; but God searches the heart. They made phylacteries. These were scrolls of paper or parchment, wherein were written four paragraphs of the law, to be worn on their foreheads and left arms, Ex 13:2-10; 13:11-16; De 6:4-9; 11:13-21. They made these phylacteries broad, that they might be thought more zealous for the law than others. God appointed the Jews to make fringes upon their garments, Nu 15:38, to remind them of their being a peculiar people; but the Pharisees made them larger than common, as if they were thereby more religious than others. Pride was the darling, reigning sin of the Pharisees, the sin that most easily beset them, and which our Lord Jesus takes all occasions to speak against. For him that is taught in the word to give respect to him that teaches, is commendable; but for him that teaches, to demand it, to be puffed up with it, is sinful. How much is all this against the spirit of Christianity! The consistent disciple of Christ is pained by being put into chief places. But who that looks around on the visible church, would think this was the spirit required? It is plain that some measure of this antichristian spirit prevails in every religious society, and in every one of our hearts.
Cross References
Matthew 23:8
But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Matthew 23:9
And do not call anyone on earth your father, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.

Matthew 23:11
The greatest among you shall be your servant.
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