8"1If your handor your footcauses you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enterlifecrippledorlame, thanato havetwohandsortwofeet and be cast into the eternalfire.9"2If your eyecauses you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you. It is better for you to enterlife with oneeye, thanbto havetwoeyes and be cast into the c3fieryhell.10"See that you do not despiseone of theselittleones, for I say to you that 4their angels in heavencontinuallysee the face of My Father who is in heaven.11
["d5For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost.]
12"What do you think ? 6Ifanymanhas a hundredsheep, and one of them has goneastray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying ?13"If it turns out that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoicesover it morethanover the ninety-nine which have not goneastray.14"So it is not the willeof your Father who is in heaven that one of theselittleonesperish.
15"7If your brothersinsf, go and gshow him his faulthin private ; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.16"But if he does not listen to you, takeoneortwomore with you, so that 8BY THE MOUTH OF TWOORTHREEWITNESSESEVERYiFACT MAY BE CONFIRMED.17"If he refuses to listen to them, 9tell it to the church ; and if he refuses to listeneven to the church, 10let him be to you as ja Gentile and ka taxcollector.18"Truly I say to you, 11whatever you lbind on earthmshall have been bound in heaven ; and whatever you nloose on earthoshall have been loosed in heaven.