Luke 20:47
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English Standard Version
who devour widows’ houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Widows' houses

See on Mark 12:40.

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devour.

Isaiah 10:2 To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey...

Jeremiah 7:6-10 If you oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place...

Ezekiel 22:7 In you have they set light by father and mother: in the middle of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger...

Amos 2:7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek...

Amos 8:4-6 Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail...

Micah 2:2,8 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house...

Micah 3:2 Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...

Mark 12:40 Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

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

for.

Luke 12:1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, so that they stepped one on another...

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them...

Matthew 23:26-28 You blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also...

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

2 Timothy 3:2-5 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy...

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

the same.

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

Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will...

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

James 3:1 My brothers, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

Cross References
Matthew 23:13
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in.

Matthew 23:14


Mark 12:40
who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."

Luke 20:46
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Luke 21:1
Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box,

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