Matthew 5:17-20Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
I Came To Fulfill The Law. Your Righteousness Must Abound More Than The Pharisees
17 “Do not think that I came to abolish[a] the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill[b]. 18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, one iota[c] or one stroke[d] will by no means pass away from the Law until all things take-place[e]. 19 Therefore, whoever breaks[f] one of the least of these commandments and in this manner teaches people— he will be called least in the kingdom of the heavens. But whoever does and teaches them— this one will be called great in the kingdom of the heavens. 20 For I say to you that unless your righteousness abounds more[g]than [that of] the scribes and Pharisees, you will by-no-means[h] enter into the kingdom of the heavens!
Matthew 5:17Or, complete, finish. That is, to perfectly fulfill the Law’s requirements; or, to fill out its true meaning and intent in His teaching; or, to bring it to its completion and conclusion in His death.
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