Mark 9:42-50 CSB

Warnings from Jesus

42 "But whoever causes the downfall of one of these little ones who believe in Me-it would be better for him if a heavy millstone a were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.

References for Mark 9:42

    • o 9:42 - A millstone turned by a donkey
      43 And if your hand causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and go to hell-the unquenchable fire, [
      44 where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. ] b c

      References for Mark 9:44

        • p 9:44 - Other mss omit bracketed text
        • q 9:44 - Isaiah 66:24
          45 And if your foot causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into hell- [the unquenchable fire,
          46 where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. ] d e

          References for Mark 9:46

            • r 9:46 - Other mss omit bracketed text
            • s 9:46 - Isaiah 66:24
              47 And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,
              48 where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. f

              References for Mark 9:48

                • t 9:48 - Isaiah 66:24
                  49 For everyone will be salted with fire. g h

                  References for Mark 9:49

                    • u 9:49 - Other mss add and every sacrifice will be salted with salt
                    • v 9:49 - Lv 2:16; Ezk 43:24
                      50 Salt is good, but if the salt should lose its flavor, how can you make it salty? Have salt among yourselves and be at peace with one another."