Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for pretence, praying at great lengths; for this shall ye receive more distingnished judgment.
If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not sin and now they have no pretext for their sin.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither once in word were we flatterers, as ye know, neither in a pretext of covetousness; God the witness: