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Matthew 18:16 DBY

16 But if he do not hear [thee], take with thee one or two besides, that every matter may stand upon the word of two witnesses or of three.

References for Matthew 18:16

    • h 18:16 - Lit. 'mouth:' see Deut. 19.15.

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      • a 18:3 - Or 'in no wise:' a strengthened negative.
      • b 18:4 - The Greek word is the comparative, hence 'greater' than others: it is thus characteristic, not personal. 'Greatest' answers to it in English.
      • c 18:6 - Lit. an 'ass-millstone,' i.e. turned by an ass, as too great for the hand.
      • d 18:9 - That is, 'be a snare to,' verb from Skandalon: see Note, ch. 13.57.
      • e 18:9 - Gehenna.
      • f 18:14 - Lit. 'there is no will before your Father:' cf. ch. 11.26.
      • g 18:15 - See Note d, John 3.20.
      • h 18:16 - Lit. 'mouth:' see Deut. 19.15.
      • i 18:23 - Lit. 'a man a king.'
      • j 18:32 - The word denotes more a consequence or motive than a cause: see 'since,' ch. 27.6; 'forasmuch,' Luke 1.1. Hence used when a negative cause, so to speak, is spoken of, as Luke 1.34; Rom. 11.6.