Matthew 23:3
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English Standard Version
so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice.

King James Bible
All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not.

American Standard Version
all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works; for they say, and do not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All things therefore whatsoever they shall say to you, observe and do: but according to their works do ye not; for they say, and do not.

English Revised Version
all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works; for they say, and do not.

Webster's Bible Translation
All therefore, whatever they bid you observe, that observe and do: but do not ye according to their works: for they say, and do not.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore do and observe everything that they command you; but do not imitate their lives, for though they tell others what to do, they do not do it themselves.

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whatsoever.

Matthew 15:2-9 Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread...

Exodus 18:19,20,23 Listen now to my voice, I will give you counsel, and God shall be with you: Be you for the people to God-ward...

Deuteronomy 4:5 Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me...

Deuteronomy 5:27 Go you near, and hear all that the LORD our God shall say: and speak you to us all that the LORD our God shall speak to you...

Deuteronomy 17:9-12 And you shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire...

2 Chronicles 30:12 Also in Judah the hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the LORD.

Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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Romans 13:1 Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Matthew 21:30 And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

Psalm 50:16-20 But to the wicked God said, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth...

Romans 2:19-24 And are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness...

2 Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

Cross References
Matthew 23:2
"The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat,

Matthew 23:4
They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger.

Romans 2:21
you then who teach others, do you not teach yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal?

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