26"Woe to you whenallmenspeakwell of you, for their fathers used to atreat the 1falseprophets in the sameway.27"But I say to you who hear, 2love your enemies, dogood to those who hate you,28blessthose who curse you, 3pray for those who bmistreat you.29"4Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the otheralso; and whoever takesaway your ccoat, do not withhold your dshirt from him either.30"Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takesawaywhat is yours, do not demand it back.31"e5Treatothers the sameway you wantfthem to treat you.32"6If you lovethose who love you, whatcredit is that to you? For evensinnerslovethose who love them.33"If you dogood to those who dogood to you, whatcredit is that to you? For evensinnersdo the same.34"7If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, whatcredit is that to you? Evensinnerslend to sinners in order to receiveback the same amount.35"But 8love your enemies, and dogood, and lend, gexpectingnothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be 9sons of 10the MostHigh; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.36"hBe merciful, just as your Father is merciful.37"11Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; i12pardon, and you will be pardoned.38"Give, and it will be given to you. They will jpour13into your lap a 14goodmeasure-presseddown, shakentogether, and runningover. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."39
And He alsospoke a parable to them: "15A blindmancannotguide a blindman, can he? Will they not bothfall into a pit?40"16A kpupil is not above his teacher; but everyone, after he has been fullytrained, will lbe like his teacher.41"Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother'seye, but do not notice the log that is in your owneye?42"Or howcan you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, firsttake the log out of your own eye, and then you will seeclearly to take out the speck that is in your brother'seye.43"17For there is nogoodtree which producesbadfruit, nor, mon the otherhand, a badtree which producesgoodfruit.44"18For eachtree is known by its ownfruit. For men do not gatherfigs from thorns, nor do they pickgrapes from a briarbush.45"19The goodman out of the goodntreasure of his heartbringsforthwhat is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringsforthwhat is evil; 20for his mouthspeaks from othat whichfills his heart.