Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

Bible References

Devour

Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.
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 3:1
And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?
Matthew 23:14
[Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]
Luke 20:47
who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”
2 Timothy 3:6
For among them are those who enter into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses,

Long

Matthew 6:7
“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
Matthew 11:22
Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.
Matthew 23:33
You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?
Luke 12:47
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,