Matthew 5

CHAPTER 5

Jesus Teaches on the Mount

And beholding the multitudes, he ascended into the mountain. And he having sat, there came forward to him his disciples. And having opened his mouth, he taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor to the one in spirit, for of them is the kingdom of the heavens. Blessed are the ones mourning, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are the ones hungering and thirsting for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy. Blessed are the clean in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they [2sons 3of God 1shall be called]. 10 Blessed are the ones having been persecuted because of righteousness, for of them is the kingdom of the heavens. 11 Blessed are you whenever they should berate you, and persecute, and shall say every wicked saying against you in lying, because of me. 12 Rejoice and exult, for your wage is great in the heavens! for so they persecuted the prophets before you.

Salt of the Earth: Light of the World

13 You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt becomes insipid, by what means shall it be salted? For [2nothing 1it is strong for] any longer, unless to be thrown outside, and to be trampled upon by the men. 14 You are the light of the world. [2is not 3able 1A city] to hide [2upon 3a mountain 1being situated]; 15 nor do they burn a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand; and it radiates to all the ones in the house. 16 So let radiate the light of your's before men, so that they should behold your good works, and they should glorify your father, the one in the heavens.

Jesus Teaches Concerning the Law

17 You should not think that I came to depose the law or the prophets. I came not to depose, but to fulfill. 18 For amen I say to you, until whenever shall pass away the heaven and the earth, [2iota 1one] or one dot in no way should pass from the law, until whenever all comes to pass. 19 Who ever then should untie one of the [3commandments 2of these 1least], and shall teach [2so 1men], [2least 1shall be called] in the kingdom of the heavens. And who ever should do and should teach, this one [2great 1shall be called] in the kingdom of the heavens. 20 For I say to you, that if [2should not 3abound 1your righteousness] greater than of the scribes and Pharisees, in no way should you enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Murder Begins in the Heart

21 You heard that it was said to the ancients, You shall not murder; and who ever should murder, shall be liable to the judgment. 22 But I say to you, that all provoking to anger his brother, in vain, shall be liable to the judgment. And who ever should say to his brother, Worthless! shall be liable to the sanhedrin. And who ever should say O moron! shall be liable for the Gehenna of fire. 23 If then you should offer your gift offering upon the altar, and there should remember that your brother has something against you, 24 leave there your gift offering before the altar, and go away! first to reconcile with your brother, and then having come offer your gift offering. 25 Be well-disposed towards your opponent quickly! at wherever you are in the way with him, lest at any time [3should deliver you up 1the 2opponent] to the judge, and the judge should deliver you up to the officer, and [2into 3prison 1he should throw you]. 26 Amen I say to you, In no way should you come forth from there, until whenever you should deliver over the last quadrans.

Adultery Begins in the Heart

27 You heard that it was said to the ancients, You shall not commit adultery. 28 But I say to you that, all looking at a wife for lusting her, already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 And if [3eye 1your 2right] causes you to stumble, take it out, and throw it from you! for it is advantageous to you that [3should be destroyed 1one 2of your members], and [4should not 2entire 3body 1your] be thrown into Gehenna. 30 And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off, and throw it from you! for it is advantageous to you that [3should be destroyed 1one 2of your members], and [4should not 2entire 3body 1your] be thrown into Gehenna.

Dismissing a Wife

31 Also it was said that, Who ever should dismiss his wife, let him give to her a certificate of divorce. 32 But I say to you that, Who ever should dismiss his wife, except for the matter of harlotry, makes her to commit adultery. And who ever [2a woman being divorced 1should marry] commits adultery.

Jesus Teaches on Oaths

33 Again, you heard that it was said to the ancients, You shall not swear upon, but shall render to the Lord your oaths. 34 But I say to you, Do not swear by an oath wholly; nor on the heaven, for it is the throne of God; 35 nor on the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor on Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king; 36 nor on your head should you swear by an oath, for you are not able [2one 3hair 4white 5or 6black 1to make]. 37 But let be your word -- a yes, Yes! a no, No! but anything extra than these [2of 3the 4wicked one 1is].

An Eye for an Eye

38 You heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. 39 But I say to you, to not oppose the wicked one. But whoever slaps you upon your right jaw, turn to him also the other! 40 And to the one wanting to arbitrate against you, and [2your garment 1to take], leave to him also your cloak! 41 And whoever conscripts you to go [2mile 1one], go with him two! 42 To the one asking you, give! And the one wanting from you to borrow, you should not turn away. 43 You heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor, and you shall detest your enemy. 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies! Bless the ones cursing you! [2well 1Do] to the ones detesting you! and pray for the ones threatening you and persecuting you! 45 so that you should become sons of your father, of the one in the heavens. For his sun rises upon wicked ones and good ones, and it rains upon the just and unjust. 46 For if you should love the ones loving you, what wage have you? Do not also the tax collectors do the same? 47 And if you should greet your brethren only, what extra do you do? Do not also the tax collectors [2the 3same 1do]? 48 You shall be then yourselves perfect, as your father, the one in the heavens is perfect.
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