Matthew 5:17-20 CSB

Christ Fulfills the Law

17 "Don't assume that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.

References for Matthew 5:17

      18 For I assure you: Until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter a or one stroke of a letter will pass from the law until all things are accomplished.

      References for Matthew 5:18

        • d 5:18 - Or not one iota; iota is the smallest letter of the Gk alphabet.
          19 Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches people to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever practices and teaches [these commandments] will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
          20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.