Matthew 23:2
Good News Translation
"The teachers of the Law and the Pharisees are the authorized interpreters of Moses' Law.

Contemporary English Version
The Pharisees and the teachers of the Law are experts in the Law of Moses.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have sitten on the chair of Moses.

New American Bible
saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.

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Saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have sitten on the chair of Moses.

Nehemiah 8:4-8 And Esdras the scribe stood upon a step of wood, which he had made to speak upon, and there stood by him Mathathias, and Semeia, and Ania, and Uria, and Helcia, and Maasia, on his right hand: and on the left, Phadaia, Misael, and Melchia, and Hasum, and Hasbadana, Zacharia and Mosollam. . . .

Malachi 2:7 For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.

Mark 12:38 And he said to them in his doctrine: Beware of the scribes, who love to walk in long robes and to be saluted in the marketplace,

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:

Context
Woes to Scribes and Pharisees
1Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, 2Saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have sitten on the chair of Moses. 3All things therefore whatsoever they shall say to you, observe and do: but according to their works do ye not. For they say, and do not.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:3
He hath loved the people, all the saints are in his hand: and they that approach to his feet, shall receive of his doctrine.

Ezra 7:6
This Esdras went up from Babylon, and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the Lord God had given to Israel: and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of the Lord his God upon him.

Ezra 7:25
And thou Esdras according to the wisdom of thy God, which is in thy hand, appoint judges and magistrates, that may judge all the people, that is beyond the river, that is, for them who know the law of thy God, yea and the ignorant teach ye freely.

Nehemiah 8:4
And Esdras the scribe stood upon a step of wood, which he had made to speak upon, and there stood by him Mathathias, and Semeia, and Ania, and Uria, and Helcia, and Maasia, on his right hand: and on the left, Phadaia, Misael, and Melchia, and Hasum, and Hasbadana, Zacharia and Mosollam.

Matthew 23:3
All things therefore whatsoever they shall say to you, observe and do: but according to their works do ye not. For they say, and do not.

Additional Translations
“The scribes and Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat.

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have sat down on Moses' seat;

Saying The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses seat:

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees have set themselves down in Moses' seat:

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat:

Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses's seat.

"The Scribes," He said, "and the Pharisees sit in the chair of Moses.

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sat on Moses' seat.

saying, 'On the seat of Moses sat down the scribes and the Pharisees;
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