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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Uerily I say vnto thee, thou shalt by no meanes come out thence, till thou hast payd the vttermost farthing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"Truly I say to you, you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last cent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Verily I say unto thee, thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou have paid the last farthing.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Truly I say to you, You will not come out from there till you have made payment of the very last farthing.
- Basic English Bible
Verily I say to thee, Thou shalt in no wise come out thence till thou hast paid the last farthing.
- Darby Bible
Verily, I say to thee, thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
- Webster's Bible
I solemnly tell you that you will certainly not be released till you have paid the very last farthing.
- Weymouth Bible
Most certainly I tell you, you shall by no means get out of there, until you have paid the last penny.
- World English Bible
Treuli Y seie to thee, thou shalt not go out fro thennus, til thou yelde the last ferthing.
- Wycliffe Bible
verily I say to thee, thou mayest not come forth thence till that thou mayest pay the last farthing.
- Youngs Literal Bible
5:26 Till thou hast paid the last farthing - That is, for ever, since thou canst never do this. What has been hitherto said refers to meekness: what follows, to purity of heart.
Mt 5:26 Thou shalt by no means come out from thence. After the debtor was cast into prison he was held until the debt was paid, and if it were not, he remained in prison until he died. Farthing. A small, insignificant copper coin. The warning against lawsuits is clear, but there is a higher idea still. The Lord would warn us to make everything right before it is too late. Before the judgment there is a chance; after it there is nothing but payment.
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