23 Therefore, if you are (A)presenting your [a]offering at the altar, and there you remember that your brother has something against you, 24 leave your [b]offering there before the altar and go; first be (B)reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your [c]offering. 25 (C)[d]Come to good terms with your accuser quickly, while you are with him on the way to court, so that your accuser will not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you will not be thrown into prison. 26 Truly I say to you, (D)you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last [e]quadrans.

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  1. Matthew 5:23 Or gift
  2. Matthew 5:24 Or gift
  3. Matthew 5:24 Or gift
  4. Matthew 5:25 I.e., settle the case
  5. Matthew 5:26 A small Roman copper coin, worth about 1/64 of a laborer’s daily wage

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