Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples:
2"The teachers of the law1 and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat.3So you must obey them and do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach.4They tie up heavy loads and put them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them.2#rl
5"Everything they do is done for men to see:3 They make their phylacteriesa4 wide and the tassels on their garments5 long;6they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues;67they love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have men call them 'Rabbi.'78"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master and you are all brothers.