39 And He spoke a parable to them: c“Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into the ditch? 40 dA disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone who is perfectly trained will be like his teacher. 41 eAnd why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the plank in your own eye? 42 Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me remove the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the plank that is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck that is in your brother’s eye.
43 f“For a good tree does not bear bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. 44 For gevery tree is known by its own fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns, nor do they gather grapes from a bramble bush. 45 hA good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil 9treasure of his heart brings forth evil. For out iof the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
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