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Woe unto you, scribes [experts in the law WU] and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion [greed WU] and excess [self-indulgence WU]. Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also. Woe unto you, scribes [experts in the law WU] and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres [whitened tombs], which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity [wickedness WU]. Mat 23:25-28 Lk 11:39 People may look righteous on the outside, but inside be full of greed, self-indulgence, hypocrisy, and wickedness. (Click gold Scripture references for Principle Interrelations)

How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven [yeast] of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees? Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine [teaching] of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees. Mat 16:5-12 Be on your guard against the teachings of religious leaders who do not know God.

But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe [give God a tenth of your WU] mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment [neglect justice WU] and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone. ........ Woe unto you, scribes [experts in the law WU] and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not [are unmarked WU], and the men that walk over them are not aware of them. ........ And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade [load] men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers [won't lift one finger to help carry them WU]. ........ Woe unto you, lawyers [experts in the law WU]! for ye have taken away the key of [to WU] knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered. Lk 11:42-52

In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode [trampled] one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven [yeast] of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Lk 12:1 Do not let hypocrites infect you with their hypocrisy.

And he said unto the disciples, The days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it. And they shall say to you, See here [he is WU]; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them. For as the lightning, that lighteneth [flashes] out of the one part under heaven [of the sky WU], shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of [by] this generation. Lk 17:22-25 When Jesus comes back it will be like lightning flashing from one end of the sky to the other, so don’t be fooled by impostors.

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