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Matthew 5:20

Context
NET ©

For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law 1  and the Pharisees, 2  you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

NIV ©

For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.

NASB ©

"For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.

NLT ©

"But I warn you––unless you obey God better than the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees do, you can’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven at all!

MSG ©

Unless you do far better than the Pharisees in the matters of right living, you won't know the first thing about entering the kingdom.

BBE ©

For I say to you, If your righteousness is not greater than the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never go into the kingdom of heaven.

NRSV ©

For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

NKJV ©

"For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.


KJV
For
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I say
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unto you
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That
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except
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your
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righteousness
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shall exceed
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[the righteousness] of the scribes
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and
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Pharisees
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ye shall in no case
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enter
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into
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the kingdom
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of heaven
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NASB ©
"For I say
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to you that unless
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<3361> your righteousness
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surpasses
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that of the scribes
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and Pharisees
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, you will not enter
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the kingdom
<932>
of heaven
<3772>
.
GREEK
legw
<3004> (5719)
V-PAI-1S
gar
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CONJ
umin
<5213>
P-2DP
oti
<3754>
CONJ
ean
<1437>
COND
mh
<3361>
PRT-N
perisseush
<4052> (5661)
V-AAS-3S
umwn
<5216>
P-2GP
h
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T-NSF
dikaiosunh
<1343>
N-NSF
pleion
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A-ASN-C
twn
<3588>
T-GPM
grammatewn
<1122>
N-GPM
kai
<2532>
CONJ
farisaiwn
<5330>
N-GPM
ou
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PRT-N
mh
<3361>
PRT-N
eiselyhte
<1525> (5632)
V-2AAS-2P
eiv
<1519>
PREP
thn
<3588>
T-ASF
basileian
<932>
N-ASF
twn
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T-GPM
ouranwn
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N-GPM
NET © [draft] ITL
For
<1063>
I tell
<3004>
you
<5213>
, unless
<1437>

<3361>
your
<5216>
righteousness
<1343>
goes
<4052>
beyond
<4119>
that of the experts in the law
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and
<2532>
the Pharisees
<5330>
, you will
<1525>
never
<3756>

<3361>
enter
<1525>
the
<3588>
kingdom
<932>
of heaven
<3772>
.
NET ©

For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law 1  and the Pharisees, 2  you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

NET © Notes

tn Or “that of the scribes.” See the note on the phrase “experts in the law” in 2:4.

sn See the note on Pharisees in 3:7.



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