Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Treasury of Scripture
Ezekiel 22:25 There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the middle thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls...
Micah 2:2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house...
Micah 3:1-4 And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and you princes of the house of Israel; Is it not for you to know judgment...
Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...
Luke 20:47 Which devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
2 Timothy 3:6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,
Matthew 6:7 But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
Matthew 11:22-24 But I say to you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you...
Matthew 23:33 You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the damnation of hell?
Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will...
ContextBeware of the Scribes
38And he said to them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, 39And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts: 40Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
they that devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; these shall receive greater condemnation.
Who devour the houses of widows under the pretence of long prayer: these shall receive greater judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.
King James Bible
Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Young's Literal Translation
who are devouring the widows' houses, and for a pretence are making long prayers; these shall receive more abundant judgment.'