the salutations in the marketplaces, and to be called 'Rabbi, Rabbi' by men.
But when her masters saw that the hope of their gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas, and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the marketplace every day with those who met him.
He went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.
He entered into the temple, and began to drive out those who bought and sold in it, saying to them, "It is written, 'My house is a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of robbers'!" He was teaching daily in the temple, but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people sought to destroy him.read more.
They couldn't find what they might do, for all the people hung on to every word that he said.
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,
"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions
Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don't give up.
1 Peter 3:3-4
Let your beauty be not just the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on fine clothing; but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.
They are like children who sit in the marketplace, and call one to another, saying, 'We piped to you, and you didn't dance. We mourned, and you didn't weep.'