Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Beware of the scholars, who desire to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, and chief seats in the synagogues, and places of honor at the feasts,

New American Standard Bible

“Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love respectful greetings in the market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,

King James Version

Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;

Holman Bible

“Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces, the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.

International Standard Version

"Beware of the scribes! They like to walk around in long robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

American Standard Version

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love salutations in the marketplaces, and chief seats in the synagogues, and chief places at feasts;

Amplified

“Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes [displaying their prominence], and love respectful greetings in the [crowded] market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets.

An Understandable Version

"Look out for the experts in the law of Moses, who like to walk [around] in long [flowing] robes and love the special greetings they receive at the open shopping markets, and the principal seats in the synagogues, and the head places at dinner tables.

Anderson New Testament

Beware of the scribes, who delight to walk in robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the first seats in the synagogues, and the first places at suppers;

Bible in Basic English

Keep away from the scribes, whose pleasure it is to go about in long robes, and to have words of respect said to them in the market-places, and to take the chief seats in the Synagogues and the first places at feasts;

Common New Testament

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Daniel Mace New Testament

beware of the Scribes, who are fond of appearing in their long robes, affect to be saluted in publick, to have the upper hand in the synagogues, and at all entertainments.

Darby Translation

Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and who love salutations in the market-places, and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;

Godbey New Testament

Beware of the scribes, wishing to walk about in robes, and loving salutations in the forums, and the first seats in the synagogues, and the first couches at the suppers,

Goodspeed New Testament

"Beware of the scribes who like to go about in long robes, and love to be saluted with respect in public places, and to have the front seats in the synagogues and the best places at banquets??47 men who eat up widows' houses and to cover it up make long prayers! They will get all the heavier sentence!"

John Wesley New Testament

who desire to walk in long robes, and love salutations in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts,

Julia Smith Translation

Hold from the scribes, wishing to walk about in robes, and loving greetings in the markets, and precedencies in assemblies, and the first places at tables at suppers;

King James 2000

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Beware of the scribes, who like walking around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets,

Modern King James verseion

Beware of the scribes who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the first seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at the feasts;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Beware of the scribes, which desire to go in long clothing: and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and chief rooms at feasts,

Moffatt New Testament

"Beware of the scribes! They like to walk about in long robes, they are fond of getting saluted in the market-places, of securing the front seats in the synagogues and the best places at banquets;

Montgomery New Testament

"Beware of the Scribes who like to walk about in long robes, and dote on salutations in the marketplaces, and on securing the front seats in the synagogues and the best places at banquets;

NET Bible

"Beware of the experts in the law. They like walking around in long robes, and they love elaborate greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

New Heart English Bible

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;

Noyes New Testament

Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and love salutations in the markets, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and the first places at feasts;

Sawyer New Testament

Beware of the scribes, who delight to walk in long robes, and love salutations in the markets, and the first seats in the synagogues, and the first places at feasts;

The Emphasized Bible

Be taking heed of the Scribes - Who desire to walk about in long robes, and are fond of salutations in the markets, and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in the chief meals, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk about in trailing robes, and love salutations in the public places, and the principal seats in the synagogues, and the most honourable couch at suppers;

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Be on your guard against the Teachers of the Law, who delight to walk about in long robes, and like to be greeted in the streets with respect, and to have the best seats in the Synagogues, and places of honor at dinner.

Webster

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;

Weymouth New Testament

"Beware of the Scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and love to be bowed to in places of public resort and to occupy the best seats in the synagogues or at a dinner party;

Williams New Testament

"Beware of the scribes who like to go about in long robes and love to be saluted with honor in public places, to be seated in the front seats in the synagogues, and to occupy the places of honor at banquets --

World English Bible

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;

Worrell New Testament

"Beware of the scribes, who wish to walk about in long robes, and love salutations in the marketplaces, and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at feasts;

Worsley New Testament

Beware of the scribes, who affect to walk in long robes, and love salutations in public places, and the chief seats in the Synagogues, and uppermost places at feasts;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Take heed of the scribes, who are wishing to walk in long robes, and are loving salutations in the markets, and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in the suppers,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the scribes
γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

στολή 
Stole 
Usage: 5

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

ἀσπασμός 
Aspasmos 
Usage: 6

the markets
G58
ἀγορά 
Agora 
Usage: 4

πρωτοκαθεδρία 
Protokathedria 
Usage: 0

συναγωγή 
sunagoge 
Usage: 42

the chief rooms
πρωτοκλισία 
Protoklisia 
Usage: 1

at
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Warning To Beware Of The Scribes

45 And while all the people were listening, he said to his disciples, 46 Beware of the scholars, who desire to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, and chief seats in the synagogues, and places of honor at the feasts, 47 who devour widows' houses, and in pretence make long prayers. These will receive greater damnation.


Cross References

Luke 11:43

Woe to you Pharisees! Because ye love the place of honor in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.

Luke 14:7

And he spoke a parable to those who were invited when he noticed how they chose out the chief places, saying to them,

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride shall bring him low, but he who is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, Watch and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Matthew 23:5-7

But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.

Mark 8:15

And he commanded them, saying, Take heed, watch for the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

Mark 12:38-39

And in his teaching he said to them, Look away from the scholars, those who desire to go about in long robes, and salutations in the marketplaces,

Luke 12:1

During which time the myriads of the multitude having gathered together so as to trample each other, he began first to say to his disciples, Take heed to yourselves from the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Romans 12:10

with brotherly love toward each other, affectionate, leading each other in recognition,

Philippians 2:3-5

in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.

2 Timothy 4:15

of whom thou also beware, for he extremely opposed our words.

3 John 1:9

I wrote to the congregation, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first of them, did not accept us.

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