Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”

King James Version

Which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

Holman Bible

They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment.”

International Standard Version

They devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. They will receive greater condemnation!"

A Conservative Version

who devour widows' houses, and in pretence make long prayers. These will receive greater damnation.

American Standard Version

who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.

Amplified

These [men] who confiscate and devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense [to appear devout] offer long prayers. These [men] will receive the greater [sentence of] condemnation.”

An Understandable Version

They consume widows' houses [i.e., by foreclosing on them] and [then] cover it up by offering lengthy prayers. These people will receive a heavier judgment."

Anderson New Testament

who eat up the houses of widows, and, for a pretext, make long prayers. These shall receive the greater condemnation.

Bible in Basic English

Who take the property of widows and before the eyes of men make long prayers; they will get a greater punishment.

Common New Testament

who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive greater condemnation."

Daniel Mace New Testament

who under the pretext of their long prayers devour the fortunes of widows. wherefore they shall be punish'd with greater severity.

Darby Translation

who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.

Godbey New Testament

Who devour the houses of the widows, and pray long through pretext; they shall receive the greater judgment.

John Wesley New Testament

Who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; these shall receive greater damnation.

Julia Smith Translation

Who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence pray at great length; these shall receive more abundant judgment.

King James 2000

Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater condemnation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who devour the houses of widows and pray lengthy [prayers] for the sake of appearance. These will receive more severe condemnation!"

Modern King James verseion

who devour widows' houses, and make long prayers for a show; the same shall receive a more severe condemnation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which devour widows' houses, and that under a colour of long praying: The same shall receive greater damnation."

Moffatt New Testament

they prey upon the property of widows and offer long unreal prayers. All the heavier will their sentence be!"

Montgomery New Testament

"but they devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. These shall receive severer condemnation."

NET Bible

They devour widows' property, and as a show make long prayers. They will receive a more severe punishment."

New Heart English Bible

who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."

Noyes New Testament

who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers. These will receive a far greater condemnation.

Sawyer New Testament

who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; they shall receive a greater judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

Who devour the houses of widows, and, for a show, are a long time at prayer. These, shall receive, a heavier sentence.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who devour the houses of widows, and for a pretext make long prayers: these shall receive a more abundant punishment.

Twentieth Century New Testament

These are the men who rob widows of their houses, and make a pretense of saying long prayers. Their sentence will be all the heavier."

Webster

Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

Weymouth New Testament

who swallow up the property of widows and mask their wickedness by making long prayers. They will be punished far more severely than others."

Williams New Testament

men who eat up widows' houses and to cover it up make long prayers! They will receive a much heavier sentence."

World English Bible

who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."

Worrell New Testament

who devour the houses of widows; and, for a pretense, make long prayers. These shall receive greater condemnation."

Worsley New Testament

who devour widows houses, and for a shew of religion make long prayers: these shall receive a heavier sentence.

Youngs Literal Translation

who devour the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers, these shall receive more abundant judgment.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

κατεσθίω 
Katesthio 
devour, eat up, devour up
Usage: 8

χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

and

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

for a shew
πρόφασις 
Prophasis 
Usage: 3

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

μακρός 
Makros 
Usage: 0

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

the same
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Warning To Beware Of The Scribes

46 “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, 47 who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”


Cross References

Mark 12:40

who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers; these will receive greater condemnation.”

Isaiah 10:2

So as to deprive the needy of justice
And rob the poor of My people of their rights,
So that widows may be their spoil
And that they may plunder the orphans.

Jeremiah 7:6-10

if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,

Ezekiel 22:7

They have treated father and mother lightly within you. The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Amos 2:7

“These who pant after the very dust of the earth on the head of the helpless
Also turn aside the way of the humble;
And a man and his father resort to the same girl
In order to profane My holy name.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,

Micah 2:2

They covet fields and then seize them,
And houses, and take them away.
They rob a man and his house,
A man and his inheritance.

Micah 2:8

Recently My people have arisen as an enemy—
You strip the robe off the garment
From unsuspecting passers-by,
From those returned from war.

Micah 3:2

“You who hate good and love evil,
Who tear off their skin from them
And their flesh from their bones,

Matthew 11:22-24

Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Matthew 23:26-28

You blind Pharisee, first clean the inside of the cup and of the dish, so that the outside of it may become clean also.

Luke 10:12-14

I say to you, it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom than for that city.

Luke 12:1

Under these circumstances, after so many thousands of people had gathered together that they were stepping on one another, He began saying to His disciples first of all, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Luke 12:47-48

And that slave who knew his master’s will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes,

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—God is witness—

2 Timothy 3:2-6

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.

James 3:1

Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.

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