Matthew 18:8Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
8 But if your hand or your foot is causing you to fall, cut it off and throw it from you. It is better for you to enter into life crippled or lame than to be thrown into the eternal fire having two hands or two feet.
Mark 9:42-46Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
Whoever Causes One of These Little Ones To Fall Would Be Better Off Dead
42 “And whoever causes one of these little ones believing in Me to fall— it would be better for him if instead a donkey’s millstone[a] were lying around his neck, and he had[b] been thrown into the sea.
Better To Remove Whatever Causes You To Fall Than To Go Into Hell
43 And if your hand should be causing you to fall, cut[c] it off. It is better that you enter into life crippled than go into Gehenna[d] having two hands— into the inextinguishable[e] fire. 44 [f]45 And if your foot should be causing you to fall, cut it off. It is better that you enter into life lame than be thrown into Gehenna having two feet. 46 [g]
Mark 9:42That is, a large millstone turned by a donkey.
Mark 9:42That is, he would be better off to have been violently killed before committing this sin than to face the consequences of it.
Mark 9:43That is, take whatever measures are necessary to eliminate causes of falling in your life.
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