2 And He called a child to Himself and set him 1before them,
7 “Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For ait is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!
8 “aIf your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame, than 1to have two hands or two feet and be cast into the eternal fire.
10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that atheir angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
12 “What do you think? aIf any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
14 “So it is not the will 1of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.
20 “For where two or three have gathered together in My name, aI am there in their midst.”
24 “When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him 1ten thousand talents was brought to him.
26 “So the slave fell to the ground and aprostrated himself before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.’
28 “But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred 1denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, ‘Pay back what you owe.’
30 “But he was unwilling 1and went and threw him in prison until he should pay back what was owed.
32 “Then summoning him, his lord * said to him, ‘You wicked slave, I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me.
33 ‘aShould you not also have had mercy on your fellow slave, in the same way that I had mercy on you?’
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