Matthew 5:17-28

Mace(i) 17 Don't think that I am come to abolish the law or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to complete them. 18 I assure you, heaven and earth may as well cease to be, as that one jot or one tittle of the law should fail of its completion. 19 whoever therefore shall break any commandment, tho' of the least importance, and shall teach men so to do, shall not have the least admittance into the kingdom of the Messias: but whoever shall do and teach them, he shall be great in the kingdom of the Messias. 20 for I declare to you, that except your righteousness shall exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall not enter into the heavenly kingdom. 21 Ye have heard that it has been said to the antients, "Thou shalt not kill: and whosoever shall kill, shall be punish'd by the tribunal." 22 but I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be punish'd by the tribunal: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be punish'd by the Sanhedrim: but whosoever shall say, thou fool, shall be punish'd by the fire of Gehenna. 23 When therefore you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has reason to be displeas'd with you: 24 leave your gift before the altar, go, and first of all reconcile yourself to your brother; then come to offer your gift. 25 endeavour to win your adversary, even whilst you are in the way: left the adversary deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be thrown into jayl. 26 I assure you, you will not be discharged till you have paid to the very last farthing. 27 Ye have heard that it was said, "Thou shalt not commit adultery," 28 but I tell you, that whosoever looks on a woman with impure desires is already guilty of approving the fact.