11 The greatest among you will be your servant.(A) 12 Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.(B)

13 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. 23:13 Some mss include v. 14: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.

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