23:1 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 23:2 “The 1 experts in the law 2 and the Pharisees 3 sit on Moses’ seat. 23:3 Therefore pay attention to what they tell you and do it. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they teach. 4
1 tn Grk “saying.” The participle λέγων (legwn) is redundant in contemporary English and has not been translated.
2 tn Or “The scribes.” See the note on the phrase “experts in the law” in 2:4.
3 sn See the note on Pharisees in 3:7.
4 tn Grk “for they say and do not do.”