Settle with Your Accuser

57 “And why (A)do you not judge (B)for yourselves what is right? 58 (C)As you go with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to settle with him on the way, lest he drag you to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the officer, and the officer put you in prison. 59 I tell you, (D)you will never get out until you have paid the very last (E)penny.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 12:59 Greek lepton, a Jewish bronze or copper coin worth about 1/128 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)

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