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Luke 20:37-47 (Holman Christian Standard)

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37 Moses even indicated [in the passage] about the burning bush that the dead are raised, where he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. a 38 He is not God of the dead but of the living, because all are living to b Him." 39 Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, You have spoken well." 40 And they no longer dared to ask Him anything.

The Question about the Messiah

41 Then He said to them, "How can they say that the Messiah is the Son of David? 42 For David himself says in the Book of Psalms: The Lord declared to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand 43 until I make Your enemies Your footstool.' c 44 David calls Him 'Lord'; how then can the Messiah be his Son?"

Warning against the Scribes

45 While all the people were listening, He said to His disciples, 46 "Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces, the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets. 47 They devour widows' houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment." d
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