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But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
for I declare to you, that except your righteousness shall exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall not enter into the heavenly kingdom.
but the Pharisees upon hearing this said, he exorcizes devils, by virtue only of Beelzebub the prince of the devils.
Thereupon his disciples drawing nigh, said, did you observe, how the Pharisees were scandalized at your discourse?
and Jesus said to them, have a care of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the Sadducees.
Upon this the Pharisees withdrew, and consulted how they might insnare him in his discourse.
Wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, who prey upon the estates of widows, under the pretext of making long prayers; therefore ye shall be punish'd with the greater severity.
for the Pharisees, and the Jews in general, in pursuance of their antient traditions, never eat till they have wash'd their hands up to their elbows.
as he was then directing them diligently to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod,
Then they sent some of the Pharisees, and of the Herodians to insnare him in his discourse.
but the Pharisees and the doctors of the law rejected the divine offers made to them, refusing to be baptized by John.
upon which the Lord said to him, you Pharisees won't leave any filth upon the outside of a cup or a platter: while your consciences are abandon'd to rapine, and sensuality.
The Pharisees too, who were noted for avarice, heard all this discourse, and treated him with derision.
the Pharisee in a standing posture pray'd thus by himself, O God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men, a robber, a cheat, an adulterer, or like that Publican.
Now the messengers were of the sect of the Pharisees, and they asked him,
when the officers return'd to the chief priests and Pharisees, they asked them, why have ye not brought him?
some of the Pharisees who were then present hearing this, said to him, are we likewise blind?
While they were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadduces came upon them,
Then the high priest, and all that accompanied him, who were of the sect of the Sadducees, being filled with indignation,
but some of the sect of the Pharisees who had embraced the faith, started up, pretending that the Gentiles ought to be circumcised, and observe the law of Moses.
But as Paul knew that one part of the Sanhedrim were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out, my brethren, "I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee, and I am now prosecuted for believing the resurrection of the dead."
they can testify, if they will, that I early profess'd myself a Pharisee, a member of the most rigorous sect of our religion:
O degenerate race, how can ye, wicked as ye are, utter any thing that is good? for "'tis the overflowing of the heart that the mouth dischargeth."
ye serpents, ye brood of vipers, how can ye escape the punishment of Gehenna?
he said therefore to the people that crowded to be baptized by him, ye brood of vipers, who has prompted you to flee from approaching wrath?
you, who have the devil for your father, will execute the designs of your father: he was a murderer from the beginning, and deserted the truth, since he has no love for the truth: when he lyes, he speaks like himself: for he is a lyar, and the father of a lyar.
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are distinguished from the children of the devil: he that does not practise virtue, and fraternal benevolence, is not of God.
the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, call'd the devil or satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were precipitated with him.
much more then being now justified by his blood, shall we thro' him be delivered from the wrath to come.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to expect his son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivers us from impending ruin.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
the Lord shall punish them with everlasting destruction, when he shall appear in the glory of his power,
that by two immutable things in which it was impossible for God to deceive us, we, who have no other refuge to fly to, but to maintain our present hopes,
"fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the lamb: