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Matthew 5:12 CSB

12 Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Study tools for Matthew 5:12

  • a 5:2 - Lit Then opening His mouth
  • b 5:15 - A large basket used to measure grain
  • c 5:16 - Or way, your light must shine
  • d 5:18 - Or not one iota; iota is the smallest letter of the Gk alphabet.
  • e 5:21 - Lit to the ancients
  • f 5:21 - Ex 20:13; Dt 5:17
  • g 5:22 - Other mss add without a cause
  • h 5:22 - Lit Raca, an Aram term of abuse similar to "airhead"
  • i 5:22 - Lit the gehenna of fire
  • j 5:25 - Other mss read judge will hand you over to
  • k 5:26 - Lit quadrans, the smallest and least valuable Roman coin, worth 1
  • l 5:27 - Ex 20:14; Dt 5:18
  • m 5:31 - Dt 24:1
  • n 5:32 - Gk porneia
  • o 5:33 - Lit to the ancients
  • p 5:33 - Lv 19:12; Nm 30:2; Dt 23:21
  • q 5:37 - Say what you mean and mean what you say
  • r 5:38 - Ex 21:24; Lv 24:20; Dt 19:21
  • s 5:39 - Or don't set yourself against, or don't retaliate against
  • t 5:40 - Lit tunic inner garment
  • u 5:40 - Lit robe, or garment outer garment
  • v 5:41 - Roman soldiers could require people to carry loads for them.
  • w 5:43 - Lv 19:18
  • x 5:44 - Other mss add bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you,
  • y 5:44 - Other mss add mistreat you and
  • z 5:45 - Or may become, or may show yourselves to be
  • { 5:47 - Lit doing more, or doing that is superior
  • | 5:47 - Other mss read tax collectors