Matthew 5:16-26 NAS

16 "Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may 1see your good works, and 2glorify your Father who is in heaven.

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17 "Do not think that I came to abolish the 3Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.

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18 "For truly I say to you, 4until heaven and earth pass away, not athe smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

References for Matthew 5:18

    • ¢ 5:18 - Lit "one iota" (Heb yodh) or "one projection of a letter" (serif)
      19 "Whoever * then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches bothers to do the same, shall be called least 5in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever * ckeeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

      References for Matthew 5:19

        • £ 5:19 - Gr "anthropoi"
        • ¤ 5:19 - Lit "does"
          20 "For I say to you that unless * your 6righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

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          21 "7You have heard that dthe ancients were told, '8YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT MURDER ' and 'Whoever * commits murder shall be eliable to 9the court.'

          References for Matthew 5:21

            • ¥ 5:21 - Lit "it was said to the ancients"
            • ¦ 5:21 - Or "guilty before"
              22 "But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be fguilty before 10the court; and whoever * says to his brother, 'gYou good-for-nothing,' shall be hguilty before i11the supreme court; and whoever * says, 'You fool,' shall be jguilty enough to go into the k12fiery hell.

              References for Matthew 5:22

                • § 5:22 - Or "liable to"
                • ¨ 5:22 - Or "empty-head;" Gr "Raka (Raca)" fr Aram "reqa"
                • © 5:22 - Or "liable to"
                • ª 5:22 - Lit "the Sanhedrin"
                • « 5:22 - Or "liable to"
                • ¬ 5:22 - Lit "Gehenna of fire"
                  23 "Therefore if you are 13presenting your loffering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,

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                  24 leave your moffering there before the altar and go; first be 14reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your noffering.

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                    • ® 5:24 - Or "gift"
                    • ¯ 5:24 - Or "gift"
                      25 "15Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

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                      26 "Truly I say to you, 16you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last ocent.

                      References for Matthew 5:26

                        • ° 5:26 - Lit "quadrans" (equaling two mites); i.e. 1/64 of a daily wage