27 “You have heard that it was said[a]to those of old,‘You shall not commit adultery.’28 But I say to you that whoeverlooks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.29 If your right eye causes you to[b]sin,pluck it out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.30 And if your right hand causes you to[c]sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.
Marriage Is Sacred and Binding
31 “Furthermore it has been said,‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’32 But I say to you thatwhoever divorces his wife for any reason except[d]sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery.
Jesus Forbids Oaths
33 “Again you have heard thatit was said to those of[e]old,‘You shall not swear falsely, butshall perform your oaths to the Lord.’34 But I say to you,do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it isGod’s throne;35 nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city ofthe great King.36 Nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black.37 But let[f]your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.
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