45 And if your foot causes you to stumble,(A) cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than to have two feet and be thrown into hell.(B) [46] [a] 47 And if your eye causes you to stumble,(C) 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,(D) 48 where

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

Read full chapter


  1. Mark 9:46 Some manuscripts include here the words of verse 48.
  2. Mark 9:48 Isaiah 66:24

Bible Gateway Recommends