Then came together to him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem.…
God requires soul worship, and men give Him body worship; He asks for the heart, and they present Him with their lips; He demands their thoughts and their minds, and they give him banners, and vestments, and candies.
(C. H. Spurgeon.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem.
WEB: Then the Pharisees, and some of the scribes gathered together to him, having come from Jerusalem.