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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CommentaryClarke'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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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
It Shall not be Forgiven.
The Magnificence of Prayer
"To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others:
they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues;
they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called 'Rabbi' by others.
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,
When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable:
"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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