Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

they love also the chief couches in the supper, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

New American Standard Bible

They love the place of honor at banquets and the chief seats in the synagogues,

King James Version

And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Holman Bible

They love the place of honor at banquets, the front seats in the synagogues,

International Standard Version

They love to have the places of honor at festivals, the best seats in the synagogues,

A Conservative Version

And they love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

American Standard Version

and love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Amplified

They love the place of distinction and honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues [those on the platform near the scrolls of the Law, facing the congregation],

An Understandable Version

They love to recline at the head place at dinner tables [Note: This referred to the practice of lying down on their left side on a couch next to the dinner table, and leaning on their left elbow, while eating with their right hand], and to occupy the principal seats in the synagogues.

Anderson New Testament

They also love the most honorable places at suppers, and the first seats in the synagogues,

Bible in Basic English

And the things desired by them are the first places at feasts, and the chief seats in the Synagogues,

Common New Testament

And they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues,

Daniel Mace New Testament

they affect the uppermost place at feasts, the principal chair in the synagogues,

Darby Translation

and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues,

Godbey New Testament

and they love the first couch at the suppers, and the first seats in the synagogues,

Goodspeed New Testament

and they like the best places at dinners and the front seats in the synagogues,

John Wesley New Testament

And love the uppermost places at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Julia Smith Translation

And love the first place at suppers, and the first seat in the assemblies,

King James 2000

And love the uppermost places at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues

Modern King James verseion

And they love the first couch at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and love to sit uppermost at feasts, and to have the chief seats in the synagogues,

Moffatt New Testament

they are fond of the best places at banquets and the front seats in the synagogues;

Montgomery New Testament

"and lengthen the tassels, and are fond of the best places at banquets, and the front seats in the synagogues.

NET Bible

They love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues

New Heart English Bible

and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,

Noyes New Testament

and love the first place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Sawyer New Testament

and love the first tables at feasts, and the first seats in the synagogues,

The Emphasized Bible

And dearly love the first couch in the chief meals, and the first seats in the synagogues,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and love the principal couch at suppers, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Twentieth Century New Testament

and like to have the place of honor at dinner, and the best seats in the Synagogues,

Webster

And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Weymouth New Testament

and love the best seats at a dinner party or in the synagogues,

Williams New Testament

and they like the places of honor at feasts and the front seats in synagogues,

World English Bible

and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,

Worrell New Testament

and they love the first place in the feasts, and the front seats in the synagogues,

Worsley New Testament

and love the uppermost places at feasts,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

πρωτοκλισία 
Protoklisia 
Usage: 1

at
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

δεῖπνον 
Deipnon 
Usage: 9

and

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

the chief seats
πρωτοκαθεδρία 
Protokathedria 
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Context Readings

Seven Woes Pronounced On The Scribes And Pharisees

5 'And all their works they do to be seen by men, and they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the fringes of their garments, 6 they love also the chief couches in the supper, and the chief seats in the synagogues, 7 and the salutations in the market-places, and to be called by men, Rabbi, Rabbi.


Cross References

James 2:1-4

My brethren, hold not, in respect of persons, the faith of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Proverbs 25:6-7

Honour not thyself before a king, And in the place of the great stand not.

Matthew 20:21

and he said to her, 'What wilt thou?' She saith to him, 'Say, that they may sit -- these my two sons -- one on thy right hand, and one on the left, in thy reign.'

Mark 12:38-39

and he was saying to them in his teaching, 'Beware of the scribes, who will in long robes to walk, and love salutations in the market-places,

Luke 11:43-54

'Woe to you, the Pharisees, because ye love the first seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the market-places.

Luke 14:7-11

And he spake a simile unto those called, marking how they were choosing out the first couches, saying unto them,

Luke 20:46-47

'Take heed of the scribes, who are wishing to walk in long robes, and are loving salutations in the markets, and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in the suppers,

Romans 12:10

in the love of brethren, to one another kindly affectioned: in the honour going before one another;

3 John 1:9

I did write to the assembly, but he who is loving the first place among them -- Diotrephes -- doth not receive us;

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