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Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Bible References

For ye

Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Job 22:9
Thou have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 31:16
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. These will receive greater condemnation.
Luke 20:47
who devour widows' houses, and in pretence make long prayers. These will receive greater damnation.
2 Timothy 3:6
for from these are those who creep into houses, and take captive petty women laden with sins, being led away by various impulses,
Titus 1:10
For there are also many insubordinate men, vain talkers and deceivers, especially those from circumcision,
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,


Matthew 23:33
Ye serpents, ye offspring of vipers, how will ye escape from the damnation of hell?
Matthew 11:24
Nevertheless I say to you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
Luke 12:48
but he who did not know, and did things worthy of blows, will be beaten little. And to every man to whom much was given, much will be required from him. And to whom they entrust much, they will ask him more abundantly.
James 3:1
Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive greater judgment.
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.

General references

Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
Luke 19:46
saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye made it a den of robbers.