43 (A)And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to (B)hell,[a] to (C)the unquenchable fire.[b] 45 (D)And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into (E)hell. 47 (F)And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into (G)hell, 48 ‘where (H)their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’ 49 For everyone will be salted with fire.[c] 50 (I)Salt is good, (J)but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? (K)Have salt in yourselves, and (L)be at peace with one another.”

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 9:43 Greek Gehenna; also verse 47
  2. Mark 9:43 Some manuscripts add verses 44 and 46 (which are identical with verse 48)
  3. Mark 9:49 Some manuscripts add and every sacrifice will be salted with salt

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