26 Most certainly I tell you, you shall by no means get out of there until you have paid the last penny.[a]
27 “You have heard that it was said,[b]‘You shall not commit adultery;’Exodus 20:1428 but I tell you that everyone who gazes at a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
5:26literally, kodrantes. A kodrantes was a small copper coin worth about 2 lepta (widow’s mites)—not enough to buy very much of anything.
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