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Matthew 23:15

Context

23:15 “Woe to you, experts in the law 1  and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You cross land and sea to make one convert, 2  and when you get one, 3  you make him twice as much a child of hell 4  as yourselves!

Matthew 23:33

Context
23:33 You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell? 5 

1 tn Or “scribes.” See the note on the phrase “experts in the law” in 2:4.

2 tn Or “one proselyte.”

3 tn Grk “when he becomes [one].”

4 tn Grk “a son of Gehenna.” Expressions constructed with υἱός (Juios) followed by a genitive of class or kind denote a person belonging to the class or kind specified by the following genitive (L&N 9.4). Thus the phrase here means “a person who belongs to hell.”

sn See the note on the word hell in 5:22.

5 tn Grk “the judgment of Gehenna.”

sn See the note on the word hell in 5:22.



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