5 They do everything so that people will see them. Look at the straps with scripture verses on them which they wear on their foreheads and arms, and notice how large they are! Notice also how long are the tassels on their cloaks! 1

References for Matthew 23:5

    • 195 23:5 - 23.5 a Mt 6.1; b Dt 6.8; c Nu 15.38.
    • a 23:5 - tassels on their cloaks: [These tassels were worn as a sign of devotion to God (see Nu 15.37-41).]