Matthew 23:2

2 “The
scribe(s): A professional group in Judaism that copied the law of Moses and interpreted it, especially in legal cases
scribes and the
Pharisee(s): In Judaism a religious sect that followed the whole written and oral law
Pharisees are seated in the chair of Moses.
Perhaps a special chair for teaching in synagogues, or a metaphorical phrase for teaching with Moses’ authority
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