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Matthew 23:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but inwardly ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thus ye also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thus also *ye*, outwardly ye appear righteous to men, but within are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thus, ye also, outside, indeed, appear to men, righteous, but, within, are full, of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— so also ye outwardly indeed do appear to men righteous, and within ye are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— So you also outwardly indeed appear to men just: but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Euen so, yee also outwardly appeare righteous vnto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisie and iniquitie.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— So you also from without appear to the sons of men as righteous, but within you are full of unrighteousness and hypocrisy.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— So ye also, outwardly, appear to men as righteous; but within, ye are full of iniquity and hypocrisy.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Even so 3779
{3779} Prime
οὕτω
houto
{hoo'-to}
From G3778; in this way (referring to what precedes or follows).
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
also 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
y3303
[3303] Standard
μέν
men
{men}
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.
outwardly 1855
{1855} Prime
ἔξωθεν
exothen
{ex'-o-then}
From G1854; external (-ly).
x3303
(3303) Complement
μέν
men
{men}
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.
appear 5316
{5316} Prime
φαίνω
phaino
{fah'-ee-no}
Prolongation for the base of G5457; to lighten (shine), that is, show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative).
z5743
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
righteous 1342
{1342} Prime
δίκαιος
dikaios
{dik'-ah-yos}
From G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively).
unto men, 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
within 2081
{2081} Prime
ἔσωθεν
esothen
{es'-o-then}
From G2080; from inside; also used as equivalent to G2080 (inside).
ye are 2075
{2075} Prime
ἐστέ
este
{es-teh'}
Second person plural present indicative of G1510; ye are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
full 3324
{3324} Prime
μεστός
mestos
{mes-tos'}
Of uncertain derivative; replete (literally or figuratively).
of hypocrisy 5272
{5272} Prime
ὑπόκρισις
hupokrisis
{hoop-ok'-ree-sis}
From G5271; acting under a feigned part; that is, (figuratively) deceit ('hypocrisy').
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
iniquity. 458
{0458} Prime
ἀνομία
anomia
{an-om-ee'-ah}
From G0459; illegality, that is, violation of law or (generally) wickedness.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 23:13-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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ye also:

Matthew 23:5 But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,
1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for [the LORD seeth] not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.
Psalms 51:6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden [part] thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
Jeremiah 17:9-10 The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], and desperately wicked: who can know it? ... I the LORD search the heart, [I] try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, [and] according to the fruit of his doings.
Luke 16:15 And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Hebrews 4:12-13 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. ... Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

but:

Matthew 12:34-35 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. ... A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
Matthew 15:19-20 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: ... These are [the things] which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.
Mark 7:21-23 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, ... All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
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1S 16:7. Ps 51:6. Jr 17:9. Mt 12:34; 15:19; 23:5. Mk 7:21. Lk 16:15. He 4:12.

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