While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples,
"Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.1
References for Luke 20:46
They devour widows' houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. Such men will be punished most severely."