Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Luke 16:17


But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one tiny stroke of a letter 1  in the law to become void. 2 


Ps 102:25-27; Isa 40:8; Isa 51:6; Mt 5:18; Lu 21:33; Ro 3:31; 1Pe 1:25; 2Pe 3:10; Re 20:11; Re 21:1,4

NET © Notes

tn Or “one small part of a letter” (L&N 33.37).

tn Grk “to fall”; that is, “to drop out of the text.” Jesus’ point may be that the law is going to reach its goal without fail, in that the era of the promised kingdom comes.

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