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Mark 9:47–48

47 And if your eye causes you to stumble,b pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,c 48 where

“ ‘the worms that eat them do not die,

and the fire is not quenched.’d d

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Mark 9:47–48 — English Standard Version (ESV)

47 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 hell, 48 where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Mark 9:47–48 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

47 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire: 48 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:47–48 — New Living Translation (NLT)

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out. It’s better to enter the Kingdom of God with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, 48 where the maggots never die and the fire never goes out.’

Mark 9:47–48 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire48 where

Their worm does not die

And the fire is not quenched.’

Mark 9:47–48 — New Century Version (NCV)

47 If your eye causes you to sin, take it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell. 48 In hell the worm does not die; the fire is never put out.

Mark 9:47–48 — American Standard Version (ASV)

47 And if thine eye cause thee to stumble, cast it out: it is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell; 48 where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:47–48 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

47 And if thine eye serve as a snare to thee, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire, 48 where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:47–48 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

47 If your eye causes you to lose your faith, tear it out! It is better for you to enter God’s kingdom with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell. 48 In hell worms that eat the body never die, and the fire is never put out.

Mark 9:47–48 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

47 And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, 48 where

Their worm does not die,

and the fire is not quenched.

Mark 9:47–48 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

47 And if your eye causes you to stumble, tear it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and to be thrown into hell,48 where their worm never dies, and the fire is never quenched.

Mark 9:47–48 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

47 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to be thrown into hell, 48 ‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not extinguished.’

Mark 9:47–48 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

47 “If your eye causes you to sin, poke it out. It would be better for you to enter God’s kingdom with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell. 48 In hell,

“ ‘The worms do not die.

The fire is not put out.’

Mark 9:47–48 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

47 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 hell,

48 where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.


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