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38 Then bHe said to them in His teaching, c “Beware of the scribes, who desire to go around in long robes, dlove greetings in the marketplaces, 39 the ebest seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts, 40 fwho devour widows’ houses, and 5for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”
41 gNow Jesus sat opposite the treasury and saw how the people put money hinto the treasury. And many who were rich put in much. 42 Then one poor widow came and threw in two 6mites, which make a 7quadrans. 43 So He called His disciples to Himself and said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you that ithis poor widow has put in more than all those who have given to the treasury; 44 for they all put in out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all that she had, jher whole livelihood.”
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