22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry(A) with a brother or sister[a][b] will be subject to judgment.(B) Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’[c] is answerable to the court.(C) And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.(D)

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  1. Matthew 5:22 The Greek word for brother or sister (adelphos) refers here to a fellow disciple, whether man or woman; also in verse 23.
  2. Matthew 5:22 Some manuscripts brother or sister without cause
  3. Matthew 5:22 An Aramaic term of contempt

29 If your right eye causes you to stumble,(A) gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.

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