Matthew 5:24

“Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Leaue there thy gift before the altar, and goe thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
- American Standard Version (1901)

While your offering is still before the altar, first go and make peace with your brother, then come and make your offering.
- Basic English Bible

leave there thy gift before the altar, and first go, be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
- Darby Bible

Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
- Webster's Bible

leave your gift there before the altar, and go and make friends with your brother first, and then return and proceed to offer your gift.
- Weymouth Bible

leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
- World English Bible

leeue there thi yifte bifor the auter, and go first to be recounselid to thi brothir, and thanne thou schalt come, and schalt offre thi yifte.
- Wycliffe Bible

leave there thy gift before the altar, and go -- first be reconciled to thy brother, and then having come bring thy gift.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 5:24


5:24 Leaving thy gift, go - For neither thy gift nor thy prayer will atone for thy want of love: but this will make them both an abomination before God.


Discussion for Matthew 5

  • Olawale
    It Gives Clear Understanding On How To Live A Life Acceptable Before God
  • O'Shen Robinson-Barefield
    This is amazing, after being baptized, tempted by the devil while fasting, this is the first thing he had to say after coming out of the wilderness. These are all commandments and revelation of the kingdom of heaven to men. We see here that righteousness is more than being good and treating other good people well. But righteousness is loving, forgiving, and serving those we feel don't deserve it.
  • Patsarks7460@yahoo.com
    I Believe the word of God over anything or anyone Be blessed and saved through our savior who has washed me in the Blood of the Lamb .I would be going to hell if not forgiven of my sins
  • Ray Carver
    Great teaching from our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Geraldine cole
    Let get this understanding John 10 verse 30 tells us what Jesus said about what Jesus Said about. His Father he said he and his Father was one they are one because Jesus is God son.and it goes like this God the Father Jesus the Son and the Holy Ghost now the holy Ghost is what Jesus said he left here for those that are his if U have received the holy Ghost which he left as a gift so pray received
  • Fred fiore
    What beautiful teachings of holiness Christ revealed to the crowd and the boldness he proclaimed to the Scribes and Pharisees about the life of a follower of Christ. It is holiness or hell regardless of our thoughts and we can live perfect through obedience to His Word. Rightly dividing what being perfect is has always been controversial. Yes we can be overcome but we do not continue in sin.

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