Parallel Bible results for Matthew 23:1-9

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Matthew 23:1-9

NIV 1 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: NIV 1 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: NIV 2 "The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat. NIV 2 "The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat. NIV 3 So 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. NIV 3 So 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. NIV 4 They tie up heavy loads and put them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them. NIV 4 They tie up heavy loads and put them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them. NIV 5 "Everything they do is done for men to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; NIV 5 "Everything they do is done for men to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; NIV 6 they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; NIV 6 they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; NIV 7 they love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have men call them 'Rabbi.' NIV 7 they love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have men call them 'Rabbi.' NIV 8 "But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. NIV 8 "But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. NIV 9 And do not call anyone on earth 'father,' for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. NIV 9 And do not call anyone on earth 'father,' for you have one Father, and he is in heaven.