Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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!"

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 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

Mark 12:40

those who devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. These will receive greater condemnation.

Isaiah 10:2

to turn aside the needy from justice, and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!

Jeremiah 7:6-10

if ye do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own hurt,

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Amos 2:7

those who pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father go to the [same] maiden, to profane my holy name.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Micah 2:8

But of late my people have risen up as an enemy. Ye strip off the robe with the garment from those who pass by securely [as men] turning back from war.

Micah 3:2

Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off 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

Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye close up the kingdom of the heavens ahead of men. For ye enter not in, nor do ye allow those who are entering to enter in.

Matthew 23:26-28

Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup and of the platter, so that the outside of them may also become clean.

Luke 10:12-14

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

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.

Luke 12:47-48

And that bondman who knew his lord's will, and who did not prepare, nor do according to his will, will be beaten much,

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we came neither in word of flattery (at any time as ye know) nor a pretense of greed (God is witness)

2 Timothy 3:2-6

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, impious,

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.

James 3:1

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive greater judgment.

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