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Matthew 23:5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They do everything[a] to be observed by others: They enlarge their phylacteries[b] and lengthen their tassels.[c]

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  1. Matthew 23:5 Lit do all their works
  2. Matthew 23:5 Small leather boxes containing OT texts, worn by Jews on their arms and foreheads
  3. Matthew 23:5 Other mss add on their robes

Matthew 23:5 New International Version (NIV)

“Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries[a] wide and the tassels on their garments long;

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  1. Matthew 23:5 That is, boxes containing Scripture verses, worn on forehead and arm
New International Version (NIV)

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