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Matthew 5:29 CSB

29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.

Study tools for Matthew 5:29

  • 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