New Living Translation
Outwardly you look like righteous people, but inwardly your hearts are filled with hypocrisy and lawlessness.
King James Bible
Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye 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.
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.
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LibraryAmong the People, and with the Pharisees
It would have been difficult to proceed far either in Galilee or in Judaea without coming into contact with an altogether peculiar and striking individuality, differing from all around, and which would at once arrest attention. This was the Pharisee. Courted or feared, shunned or flattered, reverently looked up to or laughed at, he was equally a power everywhere, both ecclesiastically and politically, as belonging to the most influential, the most zealous, and the most closely-connected religions …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The General Service to a Prophet.
Liberty of Conscience Threatened
Of the Power of Making Laws. The Cruelty of the Pope and his Adherents, in this Respect, in Tyrannically Oppressing and Destroying Souls.
While their hatred may be concealed by trickery, their wrongdoing will be exposed in public.
"What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs--beautiful on the outside but filled on the inside with dead people's bones and all sorts of impurity.
"What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you build tombs for the prophets your ancestors killed, and you decorate the monuments of the godly people your ancestors destroyed.
As a result, other Jewish Christians followed Peter's hypocrisy, and even Barnabas was led astray by their hypocrisy.
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