17 The wicked will [a](A)return to [b]Sheol,
Even all the nations who (B)forget God.

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  1. Psalm 9:17 Or turn
  2. Psalm 9:17 I.e. the nether world

[a](A)Blessed are the [b]poor in spirit, for (B)theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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  1. Matthew 5:3 I.e. fortunate or prosperous, and so through v 11
  2. Matthew 5:3 I.e. those who are not spiritually arrogant

22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be [a]guilty before (A)the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘[b]You good-for-nothing,’ shall be [c]guilty before [d](B)the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be [e]guilty enough to go into the [f](C)fiery hell.

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  1. Matthew 5:22 Or liable to
  2. Matthew 5:22 Or empty-head; Gr Raka (Raca) fr Aram reqa
  3. Matthew 5:22 Or liable to
  4. Matthew 5:22 Lit the Sanhedrin
  5. Matthew 5:22 Or liable to
  6. Matthew 5:22 Lit Gehenna of fire

(A)If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you. It is better for you to enter life with one eye, than [a]to have two eyes and be cast into the [b](B)fiery hell.

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  1. Matthew 18:9 Lit having; Gr part.
  2. Matthew 18:9 Lit Gehenna of fire

The Judgment

31 “But when (A)the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then (B)He will sit on His glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be (C)gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, (D)as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats; 33 and He will put the sheep (E)on His right, and the goats (F)on the left.

34 “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, (G)inherit the kingdom prepared for you (H)from the foundation of the world.

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42 (A)Whoever causes one of these [a]little ones who believe to stumble, it [b]would be better for him if, with a heavy millstone hung around his neck, he [c]had been cast into the sea. 43 (B)If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into [d](C)hell, into the (D)unquenchable fire, 44 [[e]where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.] 45 If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame, than, having your two feet, to be cast into [f](E)hell, 46 [[g]where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.] 47 (F)If your eye causes you to stumble, throw it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be cast into [h](G)hell, 48 (H)where their worm does not die, and (I)the fire is not quenched.

49 “For everyone will be salted with fire.

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  1. Mark 9:42 I.e. humble
  2. Mark 9:42 Lit is better for him if a millstone turned by a donkey is hung
  3. Mark 9:42 Lit has been thrown
  4. Mark 9:43 Gr Gehenna
  5. Mark 9:44 Vv 44 and 46, which are identical to v 48, are not found in the early mss
  6. Mark 9:45 Gr Gehenna
  7. Mark 9:46 See v 44, note
  8. Mark 9:47 Gr Gehenna

But I will [a]warn you whom to fear: (A)fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into [b](B)hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him!

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  1. Luke 12:5 Or show
  2. Luke 12:5 Gr Gehenna

18 (A)He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of (B)the [a]only begotten Son of God.

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  1. John 3:18 Or unique, only one of His kind

23 to the general assembly and (A)church of the firstborn who (B)are enrolled in heaven, and to God, (C)the Judge of all, and to the (D)spirits of the righteous made perfect,

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to obtain an (A)inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and (B)will not fade away, (C)reserved in heaven for you,

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10 he also will drink of the (A)wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed [a]in full strength (B)in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with (C)fire and [b]brimstone in the presence of the (D)holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. 11 And the (E)smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; (F)they have no rest day and night, those who (G)worship the beast and his (H)image, and [c]whoever receives the (I)mark of his name.”

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  1. Revelation 14:10 Lit unmixed; in ancient times wine was usually diluted with water
  2. Revelation 14:10 I.e. burning sulphur
  3. Revelation 14:11 Lit if anyone

Judgment at the Throne of God

11 Then I saw a great white (A)throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose [a]presence (B)earth and heaven fled away, and (C)no place was found for them. 12 And I saw the dead, the (D)great and the small, standing before the throne, and [b](E)books were opened; and another [c]book was opened, which is (F)the book of life; and the dead (G)were judged from the things which were written in the [d]books, (H)according to their deeds. 13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and (I)death and Hades (J)gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them (K)according to their deeds. 14 Then (L)death and Hades were thrown into (M)the lake of fire. This is the (N)second death, the lake of fire. 15 And if [e]anyone’s name was not found written in (O)the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

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  1. Revelation 20:11 Lit face
  2. Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
  3. Revelation 20:12 Or scroll
  4. Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
  5. Revelation 20:15 Lit anyone was