and if ye do good to those doing good to you, what grace have ye? for also the sinful do the same;
and if ye lend [to those] of whom ye hope to receive back, what grace have ye? for also the sinful lend to sinners -- that they may receive again as much.
`But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward will be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest, because He is kind unto the ungracious and evil;
be ye therefore merciful, as also your Father is merciful.
`And judge not, and ye may not be judged; condemn not, and ye may not be condemned; release, and ye shall be released.
`Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed, and shaken, and running over, they shall give into your bosom; for with that measure with which ye measure, it shall be measured to you again.'
And he spake a simile to them, `Is blind able to lead blind? shall they not both fall into a pit?
A disciple is not above his teacher, but every one perfected shall be as his teacher.
`And why dost thou behold the mote that is in thy brother's eye, and the beam that [is] in thine own eye dost not consider?
or how art thou able to say to thy brother, Brother, suffer, I may take out the mote that [is] in thine eye -- thyself the beam in thine own eye not beholding? Hypocrite, take first the beam out of thine own eye, and then thou shalt see clearly to take out the mote that [is] in thy brother's eye.
`For there is not a good tree making bad fruit, nor a bad tree making good fruit;