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Matthew 5:25 NIV

25 “Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still together on the way, or your adversary may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.

Study tools for Matthew 5:25

  • a 5:21 - Exodus 20:13
  • b 5:22 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a fellow disciple, whether man or woman; also in verse 23.
  • c 5:22 - Some manuscripts "brother or sister without cause"
  • d 5:22 - An Aramaic term of contempt
  • e 5:27 - Exodus 20:14
  • f 5:31 - Deut. 24:1
  • g 5:37 - Or "from evil"
  • h 5:38 - Exodus 21:24; Lev. 24:20; Deut. 19:21
  • i 5:43 - Lev. 19:18