Matthew 23:28
New International Version
In the same way, on the outside you appear to people as righteous but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.

New Living Translation
Outwardly you look like righteous people, but inwardly your hearts are filled with hypocrisy and lawlessness.

English Standard Version
So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Berean Study Bible
In the same way, on the outside you appear to be righteous, but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.

Berean Literal Bible
Thus indeed outwardly you also appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

New American Standard Bible
"So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

New King James Version
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

King James Bible
Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Christian Standard Bible
In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Contemporary English Version
That's what you are like. Outside you look good, but inside you are evil and only pretend to be good.

Good News Translation
In the same way, on the outside you appear good to everybody, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and sins.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

International Standard Version
In the same way, on the outside you look righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

NET Bible
In the same way, on the outside you look righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

New Heart English Bible
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
So also you from the outside appear to the children of men as righteous, and from within are filled with evil and hypocrisy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So on the outside you look as though you have God's approval, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

New American Standard 1977
“Even so you too outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

King James 2000 Bible
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

American King James Version
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

American Standard Version
Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but inwardly ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So you also outwardly indeed appear to men just; but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus also ye, outwardly ye appear righteous to men, but within are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

English Revised Version
Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but inwardly ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thus ye also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Weymouth New Testament
The same is true of you: outwardly you seem to the human eye to be good and honest men, but, within, you are full of insincerity and disregard of God's Law.

World English Bible
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Young's Literal Translation
so also ye outwardly indeed do appear to men righteous, and within ye are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Study Bible
Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
27Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside, but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and every kind of impurity. 28In the same way, you appear to be righteous on the outside, but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness. 29Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous.…
Cross References
Proverbs 26:26
Though his hatred is concealed by deception, his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.

Matthew 23:27
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside, but on the inside are full of dead men's bones and every impurity.

Matthew 23:29
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous.

Galatians 2:13
The other Jews joined in his hypocrisy, so that by their hypocrisy even Barnabas was led astray.

Treasury of Scripture

Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

ye also.

Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

Psalm 51:6
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

but.

Matthew 12:34,35
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh…

Matthew 15:19,20
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: …

Mark 7:21-23
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, …









Lexicon
In the same way,
οὕτως (houtōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3779: Thus, so, in this manner. Or (referring to what precedes or follows).

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

appear
φαίνεσθε (phainesthe)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 5316: Prolongation for the base of phos; to lighten, i.e. Show.

to be righteous
δίκαιοι (dikaioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1342: From dike; equitable; by implication, innocent, holy.

on the outside,
ἔξωθεν (exōthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1855: (a) from outside, from without, (b) outside, both as adj. and prep; with article: the outside. From exo; external(-ly).

but
δέ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

on the inside
ἔσωθεν (esōthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2081: From eso; from inside; also used as equivalent to eso.

you are
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

full
μεστοὶ (mestoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3324: Full, filled with. Of uncertain derivation.

of hypocrisy
ὑποκρίσεως (hypokriseōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5272: From hupokrinomai; acting under a feigned part, i.e. deceit.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

wickedness.
ἀνομίας (anomias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 458: Lawlessness, iniquity, disobedience, sin. From anomos; illegality, i.e. Violation of law or wickedness.
(28) Even so ye also . . .--A like image meets us in the words in which one of the Maccabean princes, Alexander Jannaeus, warned his wife on his death-bed to beware of "men who were painted Pharisees, expecting the reward of Phinehas, while their works were the works of Zimri."

Iniquity.--Better, lawlessness--a reckless disregard of the very Law of which they professed to be the interpreters.

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