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11 But he that is [a]greatest among you shall be your [b]servant. 12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled; and whosoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.

13 But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut the kingdom of heaven [c]against men: for ye enter not in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering in to enter.[d]

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  1. Matthew 23:11 Greek greater.
  2. Matthew 23:11 Or, minister
  3. Matthew 23:13 Greek before.
  4. Matthew 23:13 Some authorities insert here, or after verse 12, verse 14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive great condemnation. See Mk. 12:40; Lk. 20:47.

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