Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

saying, "Upon the seat of Moses the Pharisees and scribes sit.

New American Standard Bible

saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses;

King James Version

Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:

Holman Bible

“The scribes and the Pharisees are seated in the chair of Moses.

International Standard Version

"The scribes and the Pharisees administer the authority of Moses,

A Conservative Version

The scholars and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.

American Standard Version

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses seat:

Amplified

saying: “The scribes and Pharisees have seated themselves in Moses’ chair [of authority as teachers of the Law];

An Understandable Version

saying, "The experts in the law of Moses and the Pharisees teach by the authority of Moses.

Anderson New Testament

saying: The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses seat:

Bible in Basic English

The scribes and the Pharisees have the authority of Moses;

Common New Testament

"The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat.

Daniel Mace New Testament

said, the Scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses's chair.

Darby Translation

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees have set themselves down in Moses' seat:

Godbey New Testament

saying, The scribes and Pharisees sat upon the seat of Moses;

Goodspeed New Testament

"The scribes and Pharisees have taken Moses' seat.

John Wesley New Testament

All things therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, observe and do;

Julia Smith Translation

Saying, Upon Moses' seat sat the scribes and Pharisees.

King James 2000

Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:

Lexham Expanded Bible

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on the seat of Moses.

Modern King James verseion

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat,

Moffatt New Testament

"The scribes and Pharisees sit on the seat of Moses;

Montgomery New Testament

"The Scribes and Pharisees sit in Moses' seat;

NET Bible

"The experts in the law and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.

Noyes New Testament

saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in the seat of Moses.

Sawyer New Testament

saying, The scribes and Pharisees sit in Moses' seat.

The Emphasized Bible

saying - Upon Moses' seat, have sat down, the Scribes and the Pharisees:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

saying, The scribes and Pharisees are seated on the chair of Moses;

Twentieth Century New Testament

"The teachers of the Law and the Pharisees now occupy the chair of Moses.

Webster

Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses's seat.

Weymouth New Testament

"The Scribes," He said, "and the Pharisees sit in the chair of Moses.

Williams New Testament

"The scribes and Pharisees have taken Moses' seat as teachers.

World English Bible

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sat on Moses' seat.

Worrell New Testament

saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.

Worsley New Testament

The scribes and pharisees sit in the seat of Moses:

Youngs Literal Translation

saying, 'On the seat of Moses sat down the scribes and the Pharisees;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

γραμματεύς 
Grammateus 
Usage: 49

and

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

the Pharisees
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

sit
καθίζω 
Kathizo 
Usage: 30

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Seven Woes Pronounced On The Scribes And Pharisees

1 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 saying, "Upon the seat of Moses the Pharisees and scribes sit. 3 All which they will say unto you, observe and do; but their works do not do, because they say, and do not do.


Cross References

Ezra 7:6

this Ezra went up from Babylon: and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD, the God of Israel, had given; and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of the LORD his God on him.

Ezra 7:25

You, Ezra, after the wisdom of your God who is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges, who may judge all the people who are beyond the River, all such as know the laws of your God; and teach him who doesn't know them.

Mark 12:38

In his teaching he said to them, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and to get greetings in the marketplaces,

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;

Nehemiah 8:4-8

Ezra the scribe stood on a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Uriah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

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