Meanwhile, when the crowd gathered by the thousands, so that they trampled on one another, he began to speak first to his disciples, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, that is, their hypocrisy.
Nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known.
Therefore whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed from the housetops.
"I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that can do nothing more.
But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority a to cast into hell. b Yes, I tell you, fear him!
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God's sight.
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