Matthew 5:29 ESV

29 1If your right eye 2causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into 3hell.

References for Matthew 5:29

Study tools for Matthew 5:29

  • 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