Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Their answer was: You came to birth through sin; do you make yourself our teacher? And they put him out of the Synagogue.
Then the Pharisees said to them, Have you, like the others, been given false ideas?
Then the disciples came and said to him, Did you see that the Pharisees were troubled when these words came to their ears?
A curse is on you, blind guides, who say, Whoever takes an oath by the Temple, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the gold of the Temple, he is responsible.
And the Lord said to him, You Pharisees make the outside of the cup and the plate clean; but inside you are thieves and full of evil.
In the belief that you are a guide to the blind, a light to those in the dark,
For you say, I have wealth, and have got together goods and land, and have need of nothing; and you are not conscious of your sad and unhappy condition, that you are poor and blind and without clothing.
There is a way which seems straight before a man, but its end is the ways of death.
For this reason I put things into the form of stories; because they see without seeing, and give ear without hearing, and the sense is not clear to them.
So take care that the light which is in you is not dark.
But these people who have no knowledge of the law are cursed.