Matthew 18:15-20 CSB

Restoring a Brother

15 "If your brother sins against you, a go and rebuke him in private. b If he listens to you, you have won your brother.

References for Matthew 18:15

    • i 18:15 - Other mss omit against you
    • j 18:15 - Lit him between you and him alone
      16 But if he won't listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimony c of two or three witnesses every fact may be established. d

      References for Matthew 18:16

          17 If he pays no attention to them, tell the church. e But if he doesn't pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever f and a tax collector to you.

          References for Matthew 18:17

            • m 18:17 - Or congregation
            • n 18:17 - Or like a Gentile
              18 I assure you: Whatever you bind on earth is already bound g in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth is already loosed h in heaven.

              References for Matthew 18:18

                • o 18:18 - Or earth will be bound
                • p 18:18 - Or earth will be loosed
                  19 Again, I assure you: If two of you on earth agree about any matter that you i pray for, it will be done for you j by My Father in heaven.

                  References for Matthew 18:19

                      20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them."