Matthew 23:34 NLT

34 “Therefore, I am sending you prophets and wise men and teachers of religious law. But you will kill some by crucifixion, and you will flog others with whips in your synagogues, chasing them from city to city.

Study tools for Matthew 23:34

  • a 23:2 - Greek and the Pharisees sit in the seat of Moses.
  • b 23:5 - Greek They enlarge their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels.
  • c 23:7 - Rabbi, from Aramaic, means “master” or “teacher.”
  • d 23:8 - Greek brothers.
  • e 23:13 - Some manuscripts add verse 14, What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! You shamelessly cheat widows out of their property and then pretend to be pious by making long prayers in public. Because of this, you will be severely punished. Compare Mark 12:40 and Luke 20:47 .
  • f 23:15 - Greek of Gehenna; also in 23:33 .
  • g 23:23 - Greek tithe the mint, the dill, and the cumin.
  • h 23:24 - See Lev 11:4, 23, where gnats and camels are both forbidden as food.
  • i 23:26 - Some manuscripts do not include and the dish.
  • j 23:38 - Some manuscripts do not include and desolate.
  • k 23:39 - Ps 118:26 .