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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Iesus saith vnto him, I say not vnto thee, Untill seuen times: but, Untill seuentie times seuen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
Jesus *said to him, "I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times; but, Until seventy times seven.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Jesus says to him, I say not to you, Till seven times; but, Till seventy times seven.
- Basic English Bible
Jesus says to him, I say not to thee until seven times, but until seventy times seven.
- Darby Bible
Jesus saith to him, I say not to thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Webster's Bible
I do not say seven times, answered Jesus, "but seventy times seven times.
- Weymouth Bible
Jesus said to him, "I don't tell you until seven times, but, until seventy times seven.
- World English Bible
Whether til seuen tymes? Jhesus seith to hym, Y seie not to thee, til seuene sithis; but til seuenti sithis seuene sithis.
- Wycliffe Bible
Jesus saith to him, `I do not say to thee till seven times, but till seventy times seven.
- Youngs Literal Bible
18:22 Till seventy times seven - That is, as often as there is occasion. A certain number is put for an uncertain.
Mt 18:22 Until seventy times seven. That is, there should be no limit at which it shall be refused if it is asked in the spirit of sincere penitence. By reference to Lu 17:4, one can see the condition of forgiveness. It is that the offender professes "repentance". We are to forgive men their trespasses on the same condition that God forgives us ours, and he does not forgive the impenitent. Our mercy must be just as unlimited as that of God.
Cris's comment on 2014-04-02 08:32:10:
Some people sin against me more than once. they even broke my spirit how. can i forgive them seventy times without getting hurt?
Ogalmoses's comment on 2012-12-28 12:53:02:
Judge your fellows rightfully.
Nana 3's comment on 2010-12-30 23:16:24:
i would not call it as offen as there is an occasion. and the number is in infinity
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