Luke 20:45

Beware of the Scribes

45 1And in the hearing of all the people he said to his disciples,

Luke 20:45 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 20:45

Then in the audience of all the people
Whilst they were about him, and hearing him, and for their sakes too; he said unto his disciples;
yea, he spake to the multitude, as well as to the disciples, as appears from ( Matthew 23:1 ) .

Luke 20:45 In-Context

43 until I make your enemies your footstool.'
44 David thus calls him Lord, so how is he his son?"
45 And in the hearing of all the people he said to his disciples,
46 "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,
47 who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."

Cross References 1

  • 1. For ver. 45, 46, see Matthew 23:1, 2, 5-7; Mark 12:38, 39; [Luke 11:43]