Matthew 5:32-42 ESV

32 1But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and 2whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

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33 "Again 3you have heard that it was said to those of old, 4'You shall not swear falsely, but 5shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.'

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      34 But I say to you, 6Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for 7it is the throne of God,

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      35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is 8the city of the great King.

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      36 And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.
      37 Let what you say be simply 'Yes' or 'No'; 9anything more than this comes from evil.a

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        • q 5:37 - Or the evil one


          38 10"You have heard that it was said, 11'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

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              39 But I say to you, 12Do not resist the one who is evil. But 13if anyone 14slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.

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              40 And 15if anyone would sue you and take your tunic,b let him have your cloak as well.

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                • 217 5:40 - [See ver. 39 above]
                • r 5:40 - Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
                  41 And if anyone 16forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.

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                  42 17Give to the one who begs from you, and 18do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

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