Luke 11:43
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New International Version
"Woe to you Pharisees, because you love the most important seats in the synagogues and respectful greetings in the marketplaces.

King James Bible
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto you, Pharisees, for ye love the first seat in the synagogues and salutations in the market-places.

World English Bible
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.

Young's Literal Translation
'Woe to you, the Pharisees, because ye love the first seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the market-places.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Ye love the uppermost seats - Every one of them affected to be a ruler in the synagogues. See on Matthew 23:5 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Luke 14:7-11 And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying to them...

Luke 20:46 Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues...

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Matthew 23:6 And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Mark 12:38,39 And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing...

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

James 2:2-4 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...

3 John 1:9 I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, receives us not.

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February 10 Morning
The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single thy whole body also is full of light.--LUKE 11:34. The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spint of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.--Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.--We all, with open face beholding
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

How to Pray
'And it came to pass, that, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disciples said unto Him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught His disciples. 2. And He said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. 3. Give us day by day our daily bread. 4. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

It Shall not be Forgiven.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven.--LUKE xi. 18. Whatever belonging to the region of thought and feeling is uttered in words, is of necessity uttered imperfectly. For thought and feeling are infinite, and human speech, although far-reaching in scope, and marvellous in delicacy, can embody them after all but approximately and suggestively. Spirit and Truth are like the Lady
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons

The Magnificence of Prayer
"Lord, teach us to pray."--Luke xi. 1. "A royal priesthood."--1 Pet. ii. 9. "I am an apostle," said Paul, "I magnify mine office." And we also have an office. Our office is not the apostolic office, but Paul would be the first to say to us that our office is quite as magnificent as ever his office was. Let us, then, magnify our office. Let us magnify its magnificent opportunities; its momentous duties; and its incalculable and everlasting rewards. For our office is the "royal priesthood." And we
Alexander Whyte—Lord Teach Us To Pray

Cross References
Matthew 11:16
"To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others:

Matthew 23:6
they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues;

Matthew 23:7
they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called 'Rabbi' by others.

Mark 12:38
As he taught, Jesus said, "Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted with respect in the marketplaces,

Luke 14:7
When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable:

Luke 20:46
"Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

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