Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

[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.]

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

A Conservative Version

But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.

American Standard Version

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.

Amplified

[Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you swallow up widows’ houses, and to cover it up you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation.]

An Understandable Version

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Anderson New Testament

Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you close the kingdom of heaven in the face of men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you suffer those who are entering, to go in.

Daniel Mace New Testament

wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye not only refuse to go in your selves, but hinder those that would.

Darby Translation

no translation

Godbey New Testament

OMITTED TEXT

John Wesley New Testament

Wo to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites: for ye devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Julia Smith Translation

Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for pretence, praying at great lengths; for this shall ye receive more distingnished judgment.

King James 2000

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

Modern King James verseion

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and pray at length as a pretense. Therefore you shall receive the greater condemnation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto you, scribes and Pharisees, for ye devour widows' houses: and that, under a colour of praying long prayers, wherefore ye shall receive greater damnation.

NET Bible

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New Heart English Bible

15 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. For you travel around by sea and land to make one proselyte; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much of a son of hell as yourselves.

Sawyer New Testament

(Added verse not retained in Sawyer)

The Emphasized Bible

But alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because ye are locking up the kingdom of the heavens before men, - for, ye, are not entering, neither, them who are entering, suffer ye to enter.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wo unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: wherefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Alas for you, Teachers of the Law and Pharisees, hypocrites that you are! You destroy widow's houses, even while pretending to make long prayers; therefore you shall receive greater condemnation.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

No translation

World English Bible

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.

Worrell New Testament

OMITTED TEXT.

Worsley New Testament

Wo unto you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites; for ye devour widows houses, and for a cover make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive the heavier judgement.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye eat up the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers, because of this ye shall receive more abundant judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49

and



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

Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

ὑποκριτής 
Hupokrites 
Usage: 0

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

πρόφασις 
Prophasis 
Usage: 3

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

μακρός 
Makros 
Usage: 0

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Sin

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jesus Condemns Their Hypocrisy

13 "But alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you lock the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces, for you will neither go in yourselves nor let those enter who are trying to do so. 14 OMITTED TEXT 15 Alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you scour land and sea to make one convert, and when he is converted you make him twice as fit for the pit as you are.



Cross References

Matthew 11:24

But I tell you that the land of Sodom will fare better on the Day of Judgment than you will!"

Matthew 23:33-36

You serpents! You brood of snakes! How can you escape being sentenced to the pit?

Luke 12:48

But one who does wrong without knowing them will be lightly punished. From anyone who has been given much, much will be required, and of the man to whom people have intrusted much, they will demand even more.

2 Timothy 3:6

They are the kind of men who make their way into people's houses and make captives of poor, weak women, loaded down with their sins and under the control of all sorts of impulses,

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many undisciplined people, who deceive themselves with their empty talk, especially those of the party of circumcision.

James 3:1

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.

2 Peter 2:3

In their greed they will exploit you with pretended arguments. From of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not slumbered.

2 Peter 2:14-15

They have eyes for nobody but adulterous women??yes insatiable in sin. They lure unsteadfast souls. Their hearts are trained in greed. They are accursed!

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