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11 If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good and [a]advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give good and [b]advantageous things to those who [c]keep on asking Him!

12 So then, whatever you desire that others would do to and for you, even so do also to and for them, for this is (sums up) the Law and the Prophets.

13 Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 7:11 Hermann Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon.
  2. Matthew 7:11 Hermann Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon.
  3. Matthew 7:11 Kenneth Wuest, Word Studies.

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