11:52 Woe to you experts in religious law! You have taken away 3 the key to knowledge! You did not go in yourselves, and you hindered 4 those who were going in.”
1 sn That is, an expert in the interpretation of the Mosaic law. They worked closely with the Pharisees.
3 sn You have taken away the key to knowledge is another stinging rebuke. They had done the opposite of what they were trying to do.
4 tn Or “you tried to prevent.”