Matthew 23:6

And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And loue the vppermost roomes at feasts, and the chiefe seats in the Synagogues,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They love the place of honor at banquets and the chief seats in the synagogues,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the things desired by them are the first places at feasts, and the chief seats in the Synagogues,
- Basic English Bible

and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues,
- Darby Bible

And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
- Webster's Bible

and love the best seats at a dinner party or in the synagogues,
- Weymouth Bible

and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
- World English Bible

And thei louen the first sittyng placis in soperis, and the first chaieris in synagogis;
- Wycliffe Bible

they love also the chief couches in the supper, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:6


Mt 23:6 Love the uppermost rooms at feasts. Rather, "seats". The highest seats at a feast were the places of honor. Chief seats in the synagogues. The places where the elders sat with their faces to the congregation. They loved the pre-eminence.

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