If therefore when you are offering your gift upon the altar, you remember that your brother has a grievance against you,
leave your gift there before the altar, and go and make friends with your brother first, and then return and proceed to offer your gift.
Come to terms without delay with your opponent while you are yet with him on the way to the court; for fear he should obtain judgement from the magistrate against you, and the magistrate should give you in custody to the officer and you be thrown into prison.
I solemnly tell you that you will certainly not be released till you have paid the very last farthing.
"You have heard that it was said, `Thou shalt not commit adultery.'
But I tell you that whoever looks at a woman and cherishes lustful thoughts has already in his heart become guilty with regard to her.
If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should be thrown into Gehenna.
And if your right hand is a snare to you, cut it off and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should go into Gehenna.
"It was also said, `If any man puts away his wife, let him give her a written notice of divorce.'
But I tell you that every man who puts away his wife except on the ground of unfaithfulness causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries her when so divorced commits adultery.
"Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, `Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform thy vows to the Lord.'