Luke 16:14-17 LEB

Hypocrisy, Law, and the Kingdom of God

14 Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these [things], and they ridiculed him.

References for Luke 16:14

      15 And he said to them, "You are the ones who justify themselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts! For [what is] [considered] exalted among men [is] an abomination in the sight of God.
      16 "The law and the prophets [were] until John; from that time [on] the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urgently presseda into it.

      References for Luke 16:16

        • ʏ 16:16 - The verb is translated here as a passive; some English versions translate the verb as active ("forces [their way] into it")
          17 But it is easier [for] heaven and earth to pass away than [for] one stroke of a letter of the law to become invalid.