Luke 11:43

43 Woe to you Pharisees! For you love to have the seat of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces.

Luke 11:43 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 11:43

Woe unto you Pharisees, for ye love the uppermost seats
in the synagogues
And also the uppermost rooms at feasts, ( Matthew 23:6 )

and greetings in the market; (See Gill on Matthew 23:6) and (See Gill on Matthew 23:7).

Luke 11:43 In-Context

41 So give for alms those things that are within; and see, everything will be clean for you.
42 "But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and herbs of all kinds, and neglect justice and the love of God; it is these you ought to have practiced, without neglecting the others.
43 Woe to you Pharisees! For you love to have the seat of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces.
44 Woe to you! For you are like unmarked graves, and people walk over them without realizing it."
45 One of the lawyers answered him, "Teacher, when you say these things, you insult us too."