New American Standard Bible
In His teaching He was saying: "Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like respectful greetings in the market places,
King James Bible
And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and salutations in the marketplaces,
World English Bible
In his teaching he said to them, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and to get greetings in the marketplaces,
Young's Literal Translation
and he was saying to them in his teaching, 'Beware of the scribes, who will in long robes to walk, and love salutations in the market-places,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In his doctrine - In his "teaching," for so it should be rendered.
Beware of the scribes - Be on your guard. Be cautious about hearing them or following them.
Scribes - The learned men of the Jewish nation.
Which love to go in long clothing - In long, flowing robes, as significant of their consequence, leisure, and learning.
Salutations ... - See the notes at Matthew 23:6-7.
LibraryNot Far and not In
'Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.'--Mark xii. 34, 'A bruised reed He will not break, and the smoking flax He will not quench.' Here is Christ's recognition of the low beginnings of goodness and faith. This is a special case of a man who appears to have fully discerned the spirituality and inwardness of law, and to have felt that the one bond between God and man was love. He needed only to have followed out the former thought to have been smitten by the conviction of his own sinfulness, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Unity of the Divine Being
Christ and the Sadduccees
The Discerning Scribe
Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples,
and respectful greetings in the market places, and being called Rabbi by men.
and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,
"Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the chief seats in the synagogues and the respectful greetings in the market places.
And while all the people were listening, He said to the disciples,
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