Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
"You must not afflict any widow or orphan.
you sent widows away empty-handed, and the arms of the orphans you crushed.
If I have refused to give the poor what they desired, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
They devour widows' property, and as a show make long prayers. These men will receive a more severe punishment."
They devour widows' property, and as a show make long prayers. They will receive a more severe punishment."
2 Timothy 3:6
For some of these insinuate themselves into households and captivate weak women who are overwhelmed with sins and led along by various passions.
For there are many rebellious people, idle talkers, and deceivers, especially those with Jewish connections,
2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes, full of adultery, never stop sinning; they entice unstable people. They have trained their hearts for greed, these cursed children!
You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?
But I tell you, it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom on the day of judgment than for you!"
But the one who did not know his master's will and did things worthy of punishment will receive a light beating. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required, and from the one who has been entrusted with much, even more will be asked.
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, because you know that we will be judged more strictly.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
For what hope does the godless have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
For they eat bread gained from wickedness and drink wine obtained from violence.
I will denounce your so-called righteousness and your deeds, but they will not help you.
saying to them, "It is written, 'My house will be a house of prayer,' but you have turned it into a den of robbers!"