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Matthew 23:2 CSB

2 "The scribes and the Pharisees are seated in the chair of Moses. a

References for Matthew 23:2

    • a 23:2 - Perhaps a special chair for teaching in synagogues, or a metaphorical phrase for teaching with Moses' authority

      Study tools for Matthew 23:2

      • a 23:2 - Perhaps a special chair for teaching in synagogues, or a metaphorical phrase for teaching with Moses' authority
      • b 23:3 - Lit do according to their works
      • c 23:4 - Other mss omit that are hard to carry
      • d 23:4 - Lit lift with their finger
      • e 23:5 - Lit do all their works
      • f 23:5 - Small leather boxes containing OT texts, worn by Jews on their arms and foreheads
      • g 23:5 - Other mss add on their robes
      • h 23:8 - Other mss add the Messiah
      • i 23:10 - Or Teacher
      • j 23:14 - Or prayers with false motivation
      • k 23:14 - Other mss omit bracketed text
      • l 23:15 - Lit twice the son of gehenna
      • m 23:16 - Lit is obligated
      • n 23:17 - Lit Fools and blind
      • o 23:18 - Lit is obligated
      • p 23:19 - Other mss read Fools and blind
      • q 23:23 - Or You tithe
      • r 23:23 - A plant whose seeds are used as a seasoning
      • s 23:25 - Or full of violence
      • t 23:26 - Other mss add and dish
      • u 23:26 - Other mss read of them
      • v 23:30 - Lit have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets
      • w 23:32 - Lit the measure of your fathers
      • x 23:33 - Lit escape from the judgment of gehenna
      • y 23:35 - Lit will come on you
      • z 23:37 - Or as a mother bird gathers her young
      • { 23:39 - Ps 118:26