Luke 20:47
Good News Translation
who take advantage of widows and rob them of their homes, and then make a show of saying long prayers! Their punishment will be all the worse!"

Contemporary English Version
But they cheat widows out of their homes and then pray long prayers just to show off. These teachers will be punished most of all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer. These shall receive greater damnation.

New American Bible
They devour the houses of widows and, as a pretext, recite lengthy prayers. They will receive a very severe condemnation.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer. These shall receive greater damnation.

devour.

Isaiah 10:2 To oppress the poor in judgment, and do violence to the cause of the humble of my people: that widows might be their prey, and that they might rob the fatherless.

Jeremiah 7:6-10 If you oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, and walk not after strange gods to your own hurt, . . .

Ezekiel 22:7 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.

Amos 2:7 They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name.

Amos 8:4-6 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

Micah 2:2,8 Woe to you that devise that which is unprofitable, and work evil in your beds: in the morning light they execute it, because their hand is against God. . . .

Micah 3:2 And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment,

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

Mark 12:40 Who devour the houses of widows under the pretence of long prayer. These shall receive greater judgment.

2 Timothy 3:6 For of these sort are they who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, who are led away with divers desires:

for.

Luke 12:1 And when great multitudes stood about him, so that they trod one upon another, he began to say to his disciples: Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Matthew 23:26-28 Thou blind Pharisee, first make clean the inside of the cup and of the dish, that the outside may become clean. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness):

2 Timothy 3:2-5 Men shall be lovers of themselves, covetous, haughty, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, wicked, . . .

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

the same.

Luke 10:12-14 I say to you, it shall be more tolerable at that day for Sodom than for that city. . . .

Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, who knew the will of his lord and prepared not himself and did not according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. . . .

Matthew 11:22-24 But I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment, than for you. . . .

James 3:1 Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment.

Context
Beware of the Scribes
46Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes and love salutations in the market place and the first chairs in the synagogues and the chief rooms at feasts: 47Who devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer. These shall receive greater damnation.
Cross References
Matthew 23:13
But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for you yourselves do not enter in and those that are going in, you suffer not to enter.

Matthew 23:14
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

Mark 12:40
Who devour the houses of widows under the pretence of long prayer. These shall receive greater judgment.

Luke 20:46
Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes and love salutations in the market place and the first chairs in the synagogues and the chief rooms at feasts:

Luke 21:1
And looking on, he saw the rich men cast their gifts into the treasury.

Additional Translations
They defraud widows of their houses, and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will receive greater condemnation.”

who devour the houses of widows, and pray at great length as a pretext. These will receive more abundant condemnation."

Which devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.

who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.

which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.

Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

who swallow up the property of widows and mask their wickedness by making long prayers. They will be punished far more severely than others."

who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."

who devour the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers, these shall receive more abundant judgment.'
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