36 But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.

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14 For God will bring every deed into judgment,(A)
    including every hidden thing,(B)
    whether it is good or evil.

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12 And I saw the dead, great and small,(A) standing before the throne, and books were opened.(B) Another book was opened, which is the book of life.(C) The dead were judged(D) according to what they had done(E) as recorded in the books.

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14 Enoch,(A) the seventh from Adam, prophesied about them: “See, the Lord is coming(B) with thousands upon thousands of his holy ones(C) 15 to judge(D) everyone, and to convict all of them of all the ungodly acts they have committed in their ungodliness, and of all the defiant words ungodly sinners have spoken against him.”[a](E)

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  1. Jude 1:15 From the Jewish First Book of Enoch (approximately the first century b.c.)

16 This will take place on the day when God judges people’s secrets(A) through Jesus Christ,(B) as my gospel(C) declares.

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Fathers,[a] do not exasperate your children;(A) instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.(B)

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect(C) and fear, and with sincerity of heart,(D) just as you would obey Christ.(E) Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ,(F) doing the will of God from your heart.

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  1. Ephesians 6:4 Or Parents