Matthew 5:24-34 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way ; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.
25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. 25 "Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still with him on the way, or he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.
26 Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing. 26 I tell you the truth, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny.
27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery : 27 "You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.'
28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out , and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish , and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 29 If your right eye causes you to sin, 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.
30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off , and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish , and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 30 And if your right 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 go into hell.
31 It hath been said , Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: 31 "It has been said, 'Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce.'
32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery : and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery . 32 But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress, and anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery.
33 Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself , but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: 33 "Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not break your oath, but keep the oaths you have made to the Lord.'
34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: 34 But I tell you, Do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne;