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Luke 11:43

The chief seats in the synagogues (thn prwtokaqedrian en tai sunagwgai). Singular here, plural in Matthew 23:6 . This semi-circular bench faced the congregation. Matthew 23:6 has also the chief place at feasts given by Luke also in that discourse ( Matthew 20:46 ) as well as in Matthew 14:7 , a marked characteristic of the Pharisees.

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