46 "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes and love greetings in the markets and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,
43 Woe to you, Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues and greetings in the markets.
|Matthew 23:6 |
6 They love the uppermost rooms at feasts and the most important seats in the synagogues, [They sit up on the stage, they stand in an elevated pulpit. It's all part of the theater, but does not fit with proper worship.]