TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5: Don’t imagine that I have come destroy the law or the prophets; I have not come to destroy but to perfect. For amen I tell you, until heaven and earth perish, not a dot nor a dash will perish from the law, before everything has happened. So whoever neglects one of the […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 6:5 And when you pray do not be like the play-actors, for they love to pray standing up in synagogues or town-square corners to be seen by people. I Amen I tell you, they have received their wage. But when you pray, go into your storeroom, shut the door, and pray to your […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 6:1 Be mindful that your social justice is not done in front of people, to be seen by them, for if so, you will get no wage from your father in heaven. When you are doing something charitable, do not sound a trumpet in front of you, as the play-actors do in the […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5: 43 You have heard that God said, ‘You shall love your fellow Jew, and hate your enemy;’ but I am telling you; love your enemy and pray for those who harass you, so that you may be true children of your father in heaven, who makes his sun rise on the bad […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5:38 You have heard that God said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,” but I am telling you, do not stand against the one who harasses you. Whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other towards him also. And if some wants to bring you to […]

Again you have heard that God said to our first generation, “Do not swear falsely but deliver your pledges to the Lord;” but I am telling you, do not swear at all, not by heaven for it is God’s throne, nor by the earth for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem for it is […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5: 31 God said, “whoever dismisses his wife should give her a bill of divorce.’ But I tell you that anyone who dismisses his wife for any reason except whoring, makes her sexually unfaithful, and anyone who marries a divorced woman participates in sexual infidelity. A divorced woman in Jesus’ society might well […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5: 27 You have heard that God said, ‘Do not be sexually unfaithful to your wife.’ But I say to you, ‘Anyone who looks at a woman with desire to possess her, has already been sexually unfaithful with her in his heart.’ If your right eye makes you stumble, root it out and […]

TRANSLATION a MATTHEW 5: 21 You have heard that God said to our first generation, ‘Do not murder,’ and ‘anyone who murders will be subject to judgement.’ But I say to you, that anyone who harbours anger against a brother will be subject to judgement; and anyone who calls his brother a waste of space […]

TRANSLATION MATTHEW 5:13 You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt becomes dull, what can make it salty again? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled down by people. You are the light of the universe; a city cannot be hidden when it stands on a […]