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Temptations to Sin

42 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin,[a] it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea. 43 And if your hand causes you to sin,[b] cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell,[c] to the unquenchable fire.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:42 Greek stumble
  2. Mark 9:43 Greek stumble
  3. Mark 9:43 Greek Gehenna
  4. Mark 9:43 Verses 44 and 46 (which are identical with verse 48) are omitted by the best ancient authorities

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