Best 20 Bible Verses About Pharisees



The Pharisee (“separatist”) party emerged largely out of the group of scribes and sages. Their name comes from the Hebrew and Aramaic parush or parushi, which means “one who is separated.” It may refer to their separation from Gentiles, sources of ritual impurity or from irreligious Jews. Here are the best 20 Bible verses about Pharisees for you to study.

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For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.
- Acts 23:8
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And the scribes and the Pharisees began to question, saying, “Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?”
- Luke 5:21
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And the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
- Luke 11:39
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Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.
- Matthew 23:15
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And they said to him, “The disciples of John fast often and offer prayers, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours eat and drink.”
- Luke 5:33
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So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the council and said, “What are we to do? For this man performs many signs.
- John 11:47
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The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about him, and the chief priests and Pharisees sent officers to arrest him.
- John 7:32
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Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.
- Luke 11:43
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When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he was speaking about them.
- Matthew 21:45
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“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people’s bones and all uncleanness.
- Matthew 23:27
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The Pharisees answered them, “Have you also been deceived?
- John 7:47
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And the Pharisees and their scribes grumbled at his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?”
- Luke 5:30
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Then the disciples came and said to him, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?”
- Matthew 15:12
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but the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the purpose of God for themselves, not having been baptized by him.)
- Luke 7:30
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And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they might find a reason to accuse him.
- Luke 6:7
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Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming in ways that can be observed,
- Luke 17:20
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So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
- John 18:3
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In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
- Luke 12:1
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For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
- Matthew 5:20
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On one of those days, as he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with him to heal.
- Luke 5:17
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