New Living Translation
And they love to sit at the head table at banquets and in the seats of honor in the synagogues.
King James Bible
And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
Darby Bible Translation
and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues,
World English Bible
and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
Young's Literal Translation
they love also the chief couches in the supper, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
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LibraryAmong the People, and with the Pharisees
It would have been difficult to proceed far either in Galilee or in Judaea without coming into contact with an altogether peculiar and striking individuality, differing from all around, and which would at once arrest attention. This was the Pharisee. Courted or feared, shunned or flattered, reverently looked up to or laughed at, he was equally a power everywhere, both ecclesiastically and politically, as belonging to the most influential, the most zealous, and the most closely-connected religions …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The General Service to a Prophet.
Liberty of Conscience Threatened
Of the Power of Making Laws. The Cruelty of the Pope and his Adherents, in this Respect, in Tyrannically Oppressing and Destroying Souls.
And how they love the seats of honor in the synagogues and the head table at banquets.
"What sorrow awaits you Pharisees! For you love to sit in the seats of honor in the synagogues and receive respectful greetings as you walk in the marketplaces.
When Jesus noticed that all who had come to the dinner were trying to sit in the seats of honor near the head of the table, he gave them this advice:
"Beware of these teachers of religious law! For they like to parade around in flowing robes and love to receive respectful greetings as they walk in the marketplaces. And how they love the seats of honor in the synagogues and the head table at banquets.
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