Mark 12:39
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English Standard Version
and have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

King James Bible
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:

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,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Uppermost rooms (πρωτοκλισίας)

More correctly, the chief couches,. So Rev., chief places.

Mark 12:39 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

James 2:2,3 For if there come to your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment...

Cross References
Matthew 23:1
Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples,

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

Mark 12:38
And in his teaching he said, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes and like greetings in the marketplaces

Mark 12:40
who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."

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