Matthew 23:1-7 NAS

Pharisaism Exposed

1 1Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples,

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2 saying: "2The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses;

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3 therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.
4 "3They tie up heavy burdens and lay them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are unwilling * to move them with so much as a finger.#rl

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5 "But they do all their deeds 4to be noticed by men; for they 5broaden their aphylacteries and lengthen 6the tassels of their garments.

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    • ɕ 23:5 - I.e. small cases containing Scripture texts worn on the left arm and forehead for religious purposes
      6 "They 7love the place of honor at banquets and the chief seats in the synagogues,

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      7 and respectful greetings in the market places, and being called 8Rabbi by men.

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