New Living Translation

Matthew 5:22

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22 But I say, if you are even angry with someone,* you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot,* you are in danger of being brought before the court. And if you curse someone,* you are in danger of the fires of hell.*

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5:22a Some manuscripts add without cause.


5:22b Greek uses an Aramaic term of contempt: If you say to your brother, ‘Raca.’


5:22c Greek if you say, ‘You fool.’


5:22d Greek Gehenna; also in 5:29, 30.