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6 And love the 'uppermost rooms3 at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

7 And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

8 But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your
Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren.
9 And call no man your


the earth: for "one is your Father, which is in heaven.

10 Neither be ye called masters : for one is your Master, even Christ.

11 But he that is 'greatest among you shall be

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3 the uppermost seats. Cr, Ud. Bi.

they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue. Deut. vi. 8: Thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. do. xxii, 12: Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest thyself.

Pro. iii. 3 : Let not mercy and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thy heart.

f MARK, xii. 38, 39: He said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the Scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the market-places, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts. Luke, xi. 43: Woe unto you, Pharisees ! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.do. xx. 46 : Beware of the Scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues. 3 John, ver. 9: I wrote unto the church : but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence among them, receiveth us not.

8 2 Cor. i. 24: Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy. James, iii. 1: My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. 1 Pet. v.3: Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

h MAL. , 6: A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if I then be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? Mat. vi.9: Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

See on Mat. xx. 26, 27.

And whosoever shall kexalt himself shall be
l; and he that shall humble himself shall be
s But 'woe unto you, Scribes and Phari-
hypocrites! for



the kingdom of i against men : for ye



in yourneither suffer


them that are entering to

Voe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypofor ye

"devour widows' houses, and for a R. xxxii. 25: Hezekiah rendered not again accorde benefit done unto him : for his heart was lifted up; there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and JeJOB. xxii. 29: When men are cast down, then thou

There is lifting up: and he shall save the humble Ps. xviii. 27: Thou-wilt bring down high looks. 33: The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wis1 before honour is humility. do. xviii. 12: Before in the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is

do. xxix. 23: A man's pride shall bring him low: ur shall uphold the humble in spirit. Dan.iv. 37: t walk in pride he is able to abase. Ecclus. iii. 18: er thou art, the more humble thyself, and thou shalt r before the Lord. LUKE, i. 51, 52: He hath scatroud in the imagination of their hearts. He hath put mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low dexiv. 11: Whosoever exalted himself shall be abased; at humbleth himself shall be exalted. do. xviii. 14: [publican] went down to his house justified rather ther: for every one that exalteth, &c. James, iv. 6: veth more grace : wherefore he saith, God resisteth but giveth grace unto the humble. 1 Pet. .v,5: All ubject one to another, and be clothed with humility; sisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble, xi. 52: Woe unto you, Lawyers, for ye have taken ey of knowledge: ye enter not. in yourselves, and vere entering in ye hindered.

ix. 22: The Jews had agreed already, that if any nfess that he was Christ, he should be put out of gue, xii. 40: Which devour widows' houses, and for a ake long prayers; these shall receive greater damJKE, XX. 47: Which devour widows' houses, and for ke long prayers: the same shall receive greater

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pretence make long prayer : therefore ye

shall receive the greater damnation.

15 Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves

. 16 Woe unto you, ye 'blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall 'swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!

17 Ye fools 'and blind : for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that 'sanctifieth the gold?

18 And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.

19 Ye fools and blind : for whether is greater, the gift," or 'the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

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* ye shall receive the greater judgment. Rh. 5 to bring one into your belief. Ma. Sis debtor, or, bound. A. V. offering, Co. Ma.

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damnation. 2 Tim. 3, 6: Of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts. Trt. i. 11: Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

OʻJohn, viii. 44: Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. Acts, xiii. 10: And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord? Gal. iv. 17: They zealously affect you, but not well.

PISA. v. 6, 10: His watchmen are blind, they are all ignorant. See on MAT. xv. 14.

4 MAT. v. 33, 34: Ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the LORD thy oaths. But I say unto you, Swear not at all.

*Ps. xciv. 8: Understand, ye brutish among the people : and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

* Exod. xxx. 29: Thou shalt sanctify them, that they may be most holy, whatsoever toucheth them, shall be holy:

* Exod. xxix.37: Whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

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Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, reth by it, and by all things thereon. And whoso shall swear by the temple, 'eth by it, and by him that "dwelleth therein. And he that shall swear by heaven, sweary the 'throne of God, and by him that sithereon. Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypo! for ye "pay tithe of mint and anises and in, and have *omitted the weightier matters

law, judgment, mercy, and faith :' these ye to have done, and not to leave the other


Ye blind guides, which strain ato a gnat, vallow a camel. Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypo

11. A. V.

fidelity. Gen.

10 strain out. Mu. Or. Ud. Bi.

NGS, viii. 13: I have surely built thee an house to dwell tled place for thee to abide in for ever. 2 Chr. vi. e built an house of habitation for thee, and a place welling for ever. Ps. xxvi. 8: LORD, I have loved ation of thine house, and the place where thine honour

do. cxxxii, 13, 14, The LORD hath chosen Zion : he Ered it for his habitation. This is my rest for ever: I dwell, for I have desired it. .4: The Lord is in his holy temple, the Lord's än heaven, his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the chilen. Isa. Ixvi. 1 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is , and the earth is my footstool. MAT. v. 34: Swear

neither by heaven, for it is God's throne. ACTS, eaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool.

xi. 42: Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe rue, and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment ve of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to ther undone. ii. 15, 16: Did not thy father eat and drink, and do and justice, and then it was well with him? He cause of the poor and needy, then it was well with not this to know me? saith the LORD. See on 3.

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crites ! for ye 'make clean the outside of the cup
and of the platter, but within they are full of
extortion and excess. 12

26 Thou blind Pharisee, "cleanse first that
which is within the cup and platter, that the
? outside of them may be clean also.

27 "Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye are like unto whited 13 sepulchres

, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.

28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

29 Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets

and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,

30 And say, If we had been in the days of our
fathers, we would not have been partakers with
them in the blood of the prophets.
11 rapine. Rh. 1 uncleanness. Wi. Rh. 3 painted. Co. Ma. Cr. Ud. Bi.

y MARK, vii. 4: Many other things there be, which they have
received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, and brazen
vessels, and of tables. Luke, xi. 39: Now do ye Pharisees
make clean the outside of the cup and platter: but your inward
part is full of ravening and wickedness.

2 Jer. iv. 14: 0 Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

* Tit. i. 15: Unto the pure all things are pure, but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.

Luke, xi. 44: Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them. Acts, xxiii. 3: Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law ?

"Luke, xi. 47: Woe unto you! for ye build sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

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