Matthew 23:14
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King James Bible
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

American Standard Version
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version


Webster's Bible Translation
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Weymouth New Testament


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for ye. Josephus says that this sect pretended to a more exact knowledge of the law, on which account the women were subject to them, as pretending to be dear to God.

Exodus 22:22-24 You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child...

Job 22:9 You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 31:16-20 If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail...

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

Luke 20:47 Which devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same 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,

Titus 1:10,11 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision...

2 Peter 2:14,15 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls...

long. That these were long we learn from Bab. Berachoth, where we are told that the very religious prayed nine hours a day.

therefore.

Matthew 23:33 You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the damnation of hell?

*etc

Matthew 11:24 But I say to you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for you.

Luke 12:48 But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given...

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

2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not...

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.

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

Luke 20:47
who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."

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