But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.
“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from (in front of) men; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, hypocrites! You shut the kingdom of heaven in men’s faces. You yourselves do not enter in, nor will you let those enter who are trying to.
But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders – hypocrites! because you shut the kingdom of heaven in men’s faces; for you neither enter yourselves, nor do you allow those who are about to go in to do so.
But woe to you, men learned in the scriptures and Pharisees, actors on the stage of life, playing the role of something which you are not, because you bar the entrance into the kingdom of heaven before men, for, as for you, you are not entering, neither are you permitting those who are desiring to enter, to go in.
“But alas for you, you scribes and Pharisees, play-actors that you are! You lock the doors of the kingdom of Heaven in men’s faces; you will not go in yourselves neither will you allow those at the door to go inside.
“A curse on you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees! For you bolt the door of the kingdom of heaven in men’s faces, for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you let those who are trying to do so go in.
- No cross references or parallel passage have been cited for this verse.
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