Matthew 5:30

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

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.
New King James Version

And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you ; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.
New American Standard Bible

“And if your right hand makes you stumble, cut it off, and throw it from you; for it is better for you that one of the parts of your body perish, than for your whole body to go into hell.
New International Version

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.
The Amplified Bible

And if your right hand serves as a trap to ensnare you or is an occasion for you to stumble and sin, cut it off and cast it from you. It is better that you lose one of your members than that your entire body should be cast into hell (Gehenna).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it out and throw it from you, for it is to your profit that one of your members perish and that not your whole body go off into hell.
Phillips’ Modern English

“Yes, if your right hand leads you astray cut it off and throw it away; it is better for you to lose one of your members than that your whole body should go to the rubbish-heap.
Williams’ Language of the People

And if your right hand causes you to do wrong, cut it off and put it out of your way, for it is better to have one part of your body suffer loss than to have your whole body go down to the pit (Greek, Gehenna, a valley or pit where refuse is thrown, there the pit of future punishment).
 
Mt. 5:29 π Mt. 5:31
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