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Matthew 5:18

Context
5:18 I 1  tell you the truth, 2  until heaven and earth pass away not the smallest letter or stroke of a letter 3  will pass from the law until everything takes place.

Matthew 5:43

Context
Love for Enemies

5:43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor 4  and ‘hate your enemy.’

1 tn Grk “For I tell.” Here an explanatory γάρ (gar) has not been translated.

2 tn Grk “Truly (ἀμήν, amhn), I say to you.”

3 tn Grk “Not one iota or one serif.”

sn The smallest letter refers to the smallest Hebrew letter (yod) and the stroke of a letter to a serif (a hook or projection on a Hebrew letter).

4 sn A quotation from Lev 19:18.



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