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Matthew 23:34 GNT

34 And so I tell you that I will send you prophets and wise men and teachers; you will kill some of them, crucify others, and whip others in the synagogues and chase them from town to town.

Study tools for Matthew 23:34

  • 1 23:5 - 23.5 a Mt 6.1; b Dt 6.8; c Nu 15.38.
  • 2 23:11 - 23.11 Mt 20.26, 27; Mk 9.35; 10.43, 44; Lk 22.26.
  • 3 23:12 - 23.12 Lk 14.11; 18.14.
  • 4 23:22 - 23.22 Is 66.1; Mt 5.34.
  • 5 23:23 - 23.23 Lv 27.30.
  • 6 23:27 - 23.27 Ac 23.3.
  • 7 23:33 - 23.33 Mt 3.7; 12.34; Lk 3.7.
  • 8 23:35 - 23.35 a Gn 4.8; b 2 Ch 24.20, 21.
  • 9 23:38 - 23.38 Jr 22.5.
  • 10 23:39 - 23.39 Ps 118.26.
  • a 23:5 - tassels on their cloaks: [These tassels were worn as a sign of devotion to God (see Nu 15.37-41).]
  • b 23:13 - [Some manuscripts add verse 14:] How terrible for you, teachers of the Law and Pharisees! You hypocrites! You take advantage of widows and rob them of their homes, and then make a show of saying long prayers! Because of this your punishment will be all the worse! [(see Mk 12.40).]