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Matthew 5:16 ESV

16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so 1that they may see your good works and 2give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

References for Matthew 5:16

Study tools for Matthew 5:16

  • a 5:9 - Greek huioi; see preface
  • b 5:22 - Some manuscripts insert without cause
  • c 5:22 - Greek says Raca to (a term of abuse)
  • d 5:22 - Greek Gehenna; also verses 29, 30
  • e 5:26 - Greek kodrantes, Roman copper coin (Latin quadrans) worth about 1/64 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)
  • f 5:37 - Or the evil one
  • g 5:40 - Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
  • h 5:47 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters