Matthew 23 vs. 14 Translation Comparisons

Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
AKJV (vs.14) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Amplified Bible (AMP)
Matthew 23 vs.14
AMP (vs.14)  [fn.d] [Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you swallow up widows’ houses, and to cover it up you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation.] [fn.d] Footnote in AMP: Early mss do not contain v 14.
American Standard Version (ASV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
ASV [fn.f] Omitted and Footnote inserted at the end of vs.13 [fn.f] Footnote in ASV: Some authorities insert here, or after verse 12,verse 14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive great condemnation. See Mark 12 vs.40; Luke 20 vs.47.
Blue Red and Gold Letter KJV Bible
Matthew 23 vs.14
BRG (vs.14) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
CEV (vs.13-14) You Pharisees and teachers of the Law of Moses are in for trouble! You’re nothing but show-offs. You lock people out of the kingdom of heaven. You won’t go in yourselves, and you keep others from going in.
Darby Translation (DBY)
Matthew 23 vs.14
DBY Omitted vs  Note: No explanation offered
Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA)
Matthew 23 vs.14
DRA (vs.14) Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites: because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.
English Standard Version (ESV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
ESV [fn.d] Omitted and Footnote inserted at the end of vs.13 [fn.d] Footnote in ESV: Some manuscripts add here (or after verse 12) verse 14:Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows’ houses and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation
Good News Translation (GNT)
Matthew 23 vs.14
GNT (vs.14) [fn.b] (Latest Versions redacted the verse) [fn.b] Footnote in GNT: Some manuscripts add verse 14: How terrible for you, teachers of the Law and Pharisees! You hypocrites! You take advantage of widows and rob them of their homes, and then make a show of saying long prayers! Because of this your punishment will be all the worse! (see Mark 12 vs.40).
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
GNV (vs.14) Woe be unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites: for ye devour widows’ houses, even under a color of long prayers: wherefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
HCSB (vs.14) [“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.[fn.k] [fn.k] Footnote in HCSB: Other mss omit bracketed text
International Standard Version (ISV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
ISV (vs.14) “How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!
Jubilee Bible 2000 (JUB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
JUB (vs.14) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
21st Century King James Version (KJ21)
Matthew 23 vs.14
KJ21 (vs.14) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense make long prayers; therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
King James Version (KJV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
KJV (vs.14) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
NASB (vs.14) [fn.e][Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.] [fn.e] Footnote in NASB: This v not found in early mss
New International Version (NIV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
NIV (vs.14) [fn.b] (Latest Versions redacted the verse) footnote inserted at the end of vs. 13 [fn.b] Footnote in NIV: Some manuscripts include here words similar to Mark 12 vs.40 and Luke 20 vs.47.
New King James Version (NKJV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
NKJV (vs.14) Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
NRSV [fn.d] Omitted from Translation – footnote inserted at the end of vs. 13 [fn.d] Footnote in NRSV:  Other authorities add here (or after verse 12) verse 14, Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation
Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
OJB (vs.14) Oy to you, Sofrim and Perushim, tzevuim! You devour the batim of almanot and for the sake of chashuve (importance) appearance you make long tefillot; therefore your gezar din (verdict) will be more severe.
Revised Standard Version (RSV)
Matthew 23 vs.14
RSV [fn.b] Omitted from Translation – footnote inserted at the end of vs. 13 [fn.b] Footnote in RSV: Other authorities add here (or after verse 12) verse 14, Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows’ houses and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive the greater condemnation
Living Bible (TLB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
TLB (vs.13-14) “Woe to you, Pharisees, and you other religious leaders. Hypocrites! For you won’t let others enter the Kingdom of Heaven and won’t go in yourselves. And you pretend to be holy, with all your long, public prayers in the streets, while you are evicting widows from their homes. Hypocrites!
World English Bible (WEB)
Matthew 23 vs.14
WEB (vs.14) Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, that eat the houses of widows, and pray by long prayer; for this thing ye shall take the more doom.
Wycliffe Bible (WYC)
Matthew 23 vs.14
WYC (vs.14) Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, that eat the houses of widows, and pray by long prayer; for this thing ye shall take the more doom.
Young’s Literal Translation (YLT)
Matthew 23 vs.14
YLT (vs.14) `Wo to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye eat up the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers, because of this ye shall receive more abundant judgment.

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