Mark 12:40
Good News Translation
They 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 pray long prayers just to show off. They will be punished most of all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who devour the houses of widows under the pretence of long prayer. These shall receive greater judgment.

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 under the pretence of long prayer. These shall receive greater judgment.

devour.

Ezekiel 22:25 There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof.

Micah 2:2 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 3:1-4 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

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.

Luke 20:47 Who devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer. These shall receive greater damnation.

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:

long.

Matthew 6:7 And when you are praying, speak not much, as the heathens. For they think that in their much speaking they may be heard.

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. . . .

Matthew 23:33 You serpents, generation of vipers, how will you flee from the judgment of hell?

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. . . .

Context
Warning against the Scribes
39And to sit in the first chairs in the synagogues and to have the highest places at suppers: 40Who devour the houses of widows under the pretence of long prayer. These shall receive greater judgment. 41And Jesus sitting over against the treasury, beheld how the people cast money into the treasury. And many that were rich cast in much.…
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 12:39
And to sit in the first chairs in the synagogues and to have the highest places at suppers:

Luke 20:47
Who devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer. These shall receive greater damnation.

2 Corinthians 11:20
For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face.

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

those devouring the houses of widows, and praying at great length as a pretext. These will receive greater judgment."

Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

they that 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.

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

Who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment."

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

who are devouring the widows' houses, and for a pretence are making long prayers; these shall receive more abundant judgment.'
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