Matthew 5:17-20 ESV

Christ Came to Fulfill the Law

17 1"Do not think that I have come to abolish 2the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but 3to fulfill them.

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18 For truly, I say to you, 4until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

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19 5Therefore whoever relaxes 6one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least 7in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great 8in the kingdom of heaven.

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20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds 9that of the scribes and Pharisees, you 10will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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