47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into [a]hell fire— 48 where

(A)‘Their worm does not die
And the (B)fire is not quenched.’

Tasteless Salt Is Worthless

49 “For everyone will be (C)seasoned with fire, (D)and[b] every sacrifice will be seasoned with salt.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:47 Gr. Gehenna
  2. Mark 9:49 NU omits the rest of v. 49.

47 And (A)if your eye is causing you to sin, throw it away; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be thrown into [a](B)hell, 48 (C)where their worm does not die, and (D)the fire is not extinguished. 49 For everyone will be salted with fire.

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  1. Mark 9:47 Gr Gehenna

47 If your eye causes you to stumble and sin, throw it out [that is, remove yourself from the source of temptation]! It would be better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, 48 where their worm [that feeds on the dead] does not die, and the fire is not put out.(A)

49 “For everyone will be salted with fire.

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47 And if your eye causes you to stumble,(A) pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,(B) 48 where

“‘the worms that eat them do not die,
    and the fire is not quenched.’[a](C)

49 Everyone will be salted(D) with fire.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:48 Isaiah 66:24

47 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:

48 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

49 For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

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