New International Version
and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.
King James Bible
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:
Darby Bible Translation
and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;
World English Bible
and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:
Young's Literal Translation
and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in suppers,
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