“So if you are presenting a sacrifice at the altar in the Temple and you suddenly remember that someone has something against you,
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leave your sacrifice there at the altar. Go and be reconciled to that person. Then come and offer your sacrifice to God.
“When you are on the way to court with your adversary, settle your differences quickly. Otherwise, your accuser may hand you over to the judge, who will hand you over to an officer, and you will be thrown into prison.
And if that happens, you surely won’t be free again until you have paid the last penny.
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“You have heard the commandment that says, ‘You must not commit adultery.’
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But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
So if your eye—even your good eye —causes you to lust, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
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And if your hand—even your stronger hand —causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
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“You have heard the law that says, ‘A man can divorce his wife by merely giving her a written notice of divorce.’
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But I say that a man who divorces his wife, unless she has been unfaithful, causes her to commit adultery. And anyone who marries a divorced woman also commits adultery.
“You have also heard that our ancestors were told, ‘You must not break your vows; you must carry out the vows you make to the .’
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