Proverbs 15


Proverbs
15

 1A
soft
answer
turneth away wrath: but

grievous
words stir up anger.

gentle
words

 2The
tongue of the wise useth
knowledge
aright:
but

the
mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

knowledge spreading

 3The
eyes of the LORD are in every place,

beholding
the evil and the good.

accounting

 4A
wholesome
tongue
is
a
tree of life
:
but

perverseness
therein is a breach in the spirit.

living water, fruit bearing

 5A
fool
despiseth
his
father’s
instruction:
but

he
that regardeth reproof is prudent.

repenting

 6In
the house of the righteous is much
treasure:
but

in
the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

storing treasure in heaven

 7The
lips
of
the wise disperse
knowledge:
but

the
heart of the foolish doeth not so.

words

heart

 8The
sacrifice
of
the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but

the
prayer of the upright is his delight.

giving

desiring

 9The
way of the wicked is an
abomination
unto
the LORD: but

he
loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

What God hates

What God loves

 10Correction
is grievous unto him that

forsaketh
the way
:
and

he
that hateth reproof shall die.

What a man loves

What a man hates

 11Hell
and destruction are
before
the LORD
:

how
much more then the hearts of the children of men?

The Lord watches

 12A
scorner loveth not one
that
reproveth him
:

neither
will he go unto the wise.

Repent

 13A
merry
heart
maketh
a cheerful countenance: but

by
sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

Rejoice in the Lord

 14The
heart of him that

hath
understanding

seeketh
knowledge
:
but

the
mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Ask, Seek, Knock the door

 15All
the
days
of
the
afflicted
are
evil: but

he
that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.

Not let your heart troubled

 16Better
is
little
with
the
fear of the LORD

than

great
treasure and trouble therewith.

Rich toward God

 17Better
is a dinner of herbs where
love
is,
than

a
stalled ox and hatred therewith.

love

 18A
wrathful man
stirreth
up
strife:
but

he
that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

reconcile

 19The
way

of
the slothful man is as an hedge of
thorns:
but

the
way
of the righteous is made plain.

The way

 20A
wise son maketh a
glad
father
:
but

a
foolish man despiseth his mother.

Hear the Word

 21Folly
is
joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but

a
man of understanding walketh uprightly.

Put into practice

 22Without
counsel
purposes
are disappointed: but

in
the multitude of counsellors they are established.

foundation

 23A
man hath joy by the
answer
of
his mouth: and

a
word spoken in due season, how good is it!

To be accounted

 24The
way of life

is
above to the wise,

that
he may depart from hell beneath.

Eternal life

 25The
LORD will
destroy
the
house of the proud: but

he
will establish the border of the widow.

The proud

The poor

 26The
thoughts of the wicked are an
abomination
to
the LORD: but

the
words of the pure are pleasant words.

God hates

God likes

 27He
that is

greedy
of gain

troubleth
his own house; but

he
that hateth gifts shall live.

Rich for himself

rich toward God

 28The
heart of the righteous
studieth
to answer
:
but

the
mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

To be accounted

 29The
LORD is
far
from
the wicked: but

he
heareth the prayer of the righteous.

God is far

God is near

 30The
light of the eyes

rejoiceth
the heart: and

a
good report
maketh the bones fat.

Opened eyes

Opened ears

 31The
ear that

heareth
the reproof of life

abideth
among the wise.

Repent

live

 32He
that refuseth instruction
despiseth
his own soul
:
but

he
that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

 33The
fear of the LORD

is
the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is
humility.

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Surrender

 

Surrender

Whose side?

 13And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries?

God’s way

 1Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in.

 2And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour.

 3And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

 4And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams’ horns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, and the priests shall blow with the trumpets.

 5And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram’s horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.

Do not take

 18And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

God’s side

 25And Joshua saved Rahab the harlot alive, and her father’s household, and all that she had; and she dwelleth in Israel even unto this day; because she hid the messengers, which Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

Our Way – Pride

 2And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is beside Bethaven, on the east of Bethel, and spake unto them, saying, Go up and view the country. And the men went up and viewed Ai.

 3And they returned to Joshua, and said unto him, Let not all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; and make not all the people to labour thither; for they are but few.

 4So there went up thither of the people about three thousand men: and they fled before the men of Ai.

 5And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.

Glory to God

 19And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, give, I pray thee, glory to the LORD God of Israel, and make confession unto him; and tell me now what thou hast done; hide it not from me.

Hidden

 14And it came to pass, when the king of Ai saw it, that they hasted and rose up early, and the men of the city went out against Israel to battle, he and all his people, at a time appointed, before the plain; but he wist not that there were liers in ambush against him behind the city.

The Word of God

 32And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

 33And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.

1*12 Sent

 1Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.

 2And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.

 3And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.

 4And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart.

 5And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.

 6And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.

deny, cross, follow

 22Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day.

 23And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

 24For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Nor for our own good

 33And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.

As a result of Unbelieving

 40And I besought thy disciples to cast him out; and they could not.

 41And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring thy son hither.

Vain Conceit

 46Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

 47And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by him,

 48And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Not against us but for us

 50And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.

Be baptized with the Holy Spirit and with Fire

 54And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did?

Complete Devotion

 60Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.

 62And Jesus said unto him,

No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

6*12 = 72 Sent

(1+6)*12 = 84

 1After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.

 2Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.

Hiddent to the wirse and prudent

 17And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.

 18And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.

 19Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

 20Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

 21In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

 22All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.

Be a good neighbor

 27And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.

 28And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.

 36Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?

 37And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.

Only the Word is needed

 41And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:

 42But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Sanctify

 

Achan’s Sin (6)

Sanctify

 13Up, sanctify the people, and say, Sanctify yourselves against to morrow: for thus saith the LORD God of Israel, There is an accursed thing in the midst of thee, O Israel: thou canst not stand before thine enemies, until ye take away the accursed thing from among you.

Disciples in the World

 13And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

 14I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

 15I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

 16They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

 17Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

 18As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.

 19And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

 20Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;

 21That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

Disciples: Salt and Light

 13Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

 14Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

 15Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

 16Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Discipleship is Costly

 24Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

 25For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

 26For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

 27For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

 28Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

Discipleship Tested

 25And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said unto them,

 26If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

 27And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

 28For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

 29Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,

 30Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

 31Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?

 32Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.

 33So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.

Greed

 

Achan’s Sin (5)

Greed

 11Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

 12Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.

Your Treasure in Heaven

 19Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

 20But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

 21For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

 22The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

 23But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

 24No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

 25Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

 26Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

 27Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

 28And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

 29And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

 30Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

 31Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

 32(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

 33But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

 34Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Beware of Ovetousness

13And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.

 14And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?

 15And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

 16And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

 17And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

 18And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.

 19And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

 20But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?

 21So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

The Rich Young Ruler

 17And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

 18And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.

 19Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.

 20And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.

 21Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

 22And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.

 23And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

 24And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

 25It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

 26And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselves, Who then can be saved?

 27And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.

 28Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.

 29And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel’s,

 30But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.

 31But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Other’s Sin

 

Achan’s Sin (4)

Achan’s Sin

 10And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?

 11Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

8. steal

9. false witness

10. covet

 15And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.

 25And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

 26And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.

A Brother Who Sins Against You

 15Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

 16But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

 17And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

 18Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

 19Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

 20For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Forgive Your Brother’s Sin

 21Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?

 22Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.

 34And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.

 35So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

My Sin

 

Achan’s Sin (3)

Achan’s Sin

 10And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?

 11Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

8. steal

9. false witness

10. covet

 15And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.

 25And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

 26And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.

Compromise Not With Your Sin

 42And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

 43And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

 44Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

 45And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

 46Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

 47And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:

 48Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

 49For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

 50Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

All Sin

 

Achan’s Sin (2)

Israel’s Sin

 10And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?

 11Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

8. steal

9. false witness

10. covet

 15And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.

 25And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

 26And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.

The Adulterous Woman

 4They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.

7 adultery

 5Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou?

 7So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

6 kill

 8And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.

 9And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

 10When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?

 11She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

Repent

 1There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

 2And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?

 3I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

 4Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

 5I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Hypocrites

 14Woe 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.

 15Woe 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.

 16Woe 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!

 23Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

 25Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.

 27Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.

 29Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,