Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these [things], and they ridiculed him.
References for Luke 16:14
And he said to them, "You are the ones who justify themselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts! For [what is] [considered] exalted among men [is] an abomination in the sight of God.
"The law and the prophets [were] until John; from that time [on] the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urgently pressed into it.
References for Luke 16:16
But it is easier [for] heaven and earth to pass away than [for] one stroke of a letter of the law to become invalid.