Parallel Verses

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.]

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.

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, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you swallow up widows' houses and for a pretense to cover it up make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation and the heavier sentence.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 judgment.

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 woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in. 14 [“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.] 15 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to make one proselyte, and when he becomes one, you make him twice as fit for hell as you are!



Cross References

Mark 12:40

They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive harsher punishment.”

Luke 20:47

They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment.”

Exodus 22:22-24

“You must not mistreat any widow or fatherless child.

Job 22:9

You sent widows away empty-handed,
and the strength of the fatherless was crushed.

Job 31:16-20

If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,

Matthew 11:24

But I tell you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom on the day of judgment than for you.”

Matthew 23:33-36

“Snakes! Brood of vipers! How can you escape being condemned to hell?

Luke 12:48

But the one who did not know and did things deserving of blows will be beaten lightly. Much will be required of everyone who has been given much. And even more will be expected of the one who has been entrusted with more.

2 Timothy 3:6

For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,

Titus 1:10-11

For there are also many rebellious people, full of empty talk and deception, especially those from Judaism.

James 3:1

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment,

2 Peter 2:3

They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

2 Peter 2:14-15

They have eyes full of adultery and are always looking for sin. They seduce unstable people and have hearts trained in greed. Children under a curse!

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