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The pharisees

Matthew 5:20
For I say to you people, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven unless what you do that is right excels what the experts in the law of Moses and the Pharisees [i.e., a strict sect of the Jewish religion] do that is right.
Matthew 12:24
But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "This man does not drive out evil spirits except by [the power of] Beelzebub, the chief of evil spirits."
Matthew 15:12
Then His disciples came and said to Him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were upset [with you] when they heard [you say] that?"
Matthew 16:6
Jesus said to them, "Pay attention and watch out for the leavening [effect] of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Matthew 22:15
Then the Pharisees conspired as to how they could trap Jesus by what He said.
Matthew 23:13
"But it is too bad for you hypocritical experts in the law of Moses and [you] Pharisees! [It is] because you withhold the kingdom of heaven from people, for you do not enter it yourselves, nor [do you] allow those who are trying to enter it to get in. {[{[Verse
Mark 7:3
(For the Pharisees and all the Jews would not eat anything unless they first scrubbed their hands [i.e., up to the wrists] in accordance with the [long-established] tradition of the Jewish elders).
Mark 8:15
Then Jesus ordered them, saying, "Pay attention and watch out for the leavening [effect] of the Pharisees and Herod." [Note: By "Herod" is probably meant the Herodians, who were a party favorable to King Herod and, along with the Pharisees and Sadducees, were out to get Jesus. See Matt. 16:6].
Mark 12:13
Then the Pharisees sent certain ones of their number [See Matt. 22:15-16] along with the Herodians [Note: This refers to members of a political party favoring King Herod] to attempt to trap Him by what He said.
Luke 7:30
But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law of Moses, who would not be immersed by John, rejected God's purpose for themselves.
Luke 11:39
And the Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees [meticulously] clean the outside of the cup and the dish [i.e., this was an allusion to their lives], but you are filled with greed for wealth and [other] evils on the inside.
Luke 16:14
Then the Pharisees, who loved money, heard these things and sneered at Jesus.
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood up [conspicuously] and prayed about himself this way [i.e., bragging to God about how good he was], 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, sexually unfaithful to their mates, or even like that tax collector [over there].
John 1:24
Now those who were sent [i.e., to question John] were Pharisees [i.e., a strict sect of the Jewish religion].
John 7:45
So, [when] the Temple guards [See verse 32] returned to the leading priests and Pharisees, they were asked, "Why did you not bring Jesus here?"
John 9:40
Some Pharisees, who were with Jesus, heard [Him say] these things, and replied, "Are we blind, too?"
Acts 4:1
As they were speaking to the [crowd of] people, the [Jewish] priests, the captain of the Temple [guard] and the Sadducees [i.e., a sect of the Jewish religion] approached them
Acts 5:17
But the head priest and the Jewish sect of the Sadducees became very jealous,
Acts 15:5
But certain believers, [who had been] members of the sect called Pharisees [i.e., a strict sect of the Jewish religion], began saying, "It is necessary to circumcise people [see verse 1] and require them to keep [the ordinances of] the law of Moses."
Acts 23:6
When Paul realized that part [of the Sanhedrin] were Sadducees and the other part were Pharisees, he lifted up his voice before the Council and said, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee and the son of a Pharisee. And it is concerning our hope that the dead will be raised that I have been brought to trial."
Acts 26:5
They know of my early background; if they were willing to, they could testify that I lived as a [faithful] Pharisee, [which is] the strictest sect of our religion.

O generation

Matthew 12:34
You children of snakes! Since you are evil, how do you expect to speak good things? For the mouth speaks what the heart is filled with.
Matthew 23:33
You snakes! You children of snakes! How do you expect to escape being judged [and condemned] in hell?
Luke 3:7
He said to the crowds of people that went out [to the desert] to be immersed by him, "You children of snakes, who warned you to run away from the coming wrath [of God]?
John 8:44
You belong to your father the devil, and you are [always] wanting to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the [very] beginning [Note: This is probably a reference to Satan's influence on Adam, Eve and Cain in the Garden of Eden] and does not stand for the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he only speaks what is part of his nature, because he is a liar and the father of [all] liars.
1 John 3:10
Here is how the children of God and the children of the devil can be recognized: All those who do not continue to do what is right do not belong to God. Also, the person who does not continue to love his brother [or sister does not belong to God].
Revelation 12:9
Then the great dragon was thrown out [of heaven]; he is the snake from ancient times who is [also] called "the Devil," and "Satan," the deceiver of the entire world. He was thrown down to earth along with his angels.


Romans 5:9
Since we are now made right with God by the blood of Christ [i.e., by His dying on the cross], how much more certain it is that we will be saved from God's wrath [in the future] by Him!
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And [they tell how you are] waiting for His Son [to come] from heaven, the One He raised up from the dead --- this Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath [of God].
2 Thessalonians 1:9
They will pay the penalty of never ending destruction, being banished from the presence of the Lord and from His mighty splendor.
Hebrews 6:18
He did this so that by two unchangeable things [i.e., His promise and His oath], (and it is impossible for God to lie), we, who have fled [to God] for refuge, could be greatly encouraged to take hold of the hope set before us [i.e., the hope of never ending life].
Revelation 6:16
And they called out to the mountains, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of God, who sits on His throne, and from the anger of the Lamb.