13 (A)Ye [a]are the salt of the [b]earth: but if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be [c]salted? It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:13 The ministers of the word, especially (unless they will be the most caitiff of all) must needs lead others both by word and deed to this greatest joy and felicity.
  2. Matthew 5:13 Your doctrine must be very sound and good, for if it be not so, it shall be naught set by, and cast away as a thing unsavory and vain.
  3. Matthew 5:13 What shall you have to salt withal? And so are fools in the Latin tongue called saltless, as you would say, men that have no salt, or savor and taste in them.

50 (A)Salt is good: but if the salt be unsavory, wherewith shall it be seasoned? have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

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