Matthew 5:26
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Truly I tell you, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny.

New Living Translation
And if that happens, you surely won't be free again until you have paid the last penny.

English Standard Version
Truly, I say to you, you will never get out until you have paid the last penny.

Berean Study Bible
Truly I tell you, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny.

Berean Literal Bible
Truly I say to you, you shall not come out from there until you should pay the last kodranten!

New American Standard Bible
"Truly I say to you, you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last cent.

King James Bible
Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I assure you: You will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny!

International Standard Version
I tell you with certainty, you will not get out of there until you pay back the last dollar!"

NET Bible
I tell you the truth, you will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny!

New Heart English Bible
Truly I tell you, you will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And truly I say to you, you will not come out from there until you give the last quarter cent.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I can guarantee this truth: You will never get out until you pay every penny of your fine.

New American Standard 1977
“Truly I say to you, you shall not come out of there, until you have paid up the last cent.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out of there, until thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

King James 2000 Bible
Verily I say unto you, you shall by no means come out of there, till you have paid the last penny.

American King James Version
Truly I say to you, You shall by no means come out there, till you have paid the uttermost farthing.

American Standard Version
Verily I say unto thee, thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou have paid the last farthing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Amen I say to thee, thou shalt not go out from thence till thou repay the last farthing.

Darby Bible Translation
Verily I say to thee, Thou shalt in no wise come out thence till thou hast paid the last farthing.

English Revised Version
Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou have paid the last farthing.

Webster's Bible Translation
Verily, I say to thee, thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

Weymouth New Testament
I solemnly tell you that you will certainly not be released till you have paid the very last farthing.

World English Bible
Most certainly I tell you, you shall by no means get out of there, until you have paid the last penny.

Young's Literal Translation
verily I say to thee, thou mayest not come forth thence till that thou mayest pay the last farthing.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:21-26 The Jewish teachers had taught, that nothing except actual murder was forbidden by the sixth commandment. Thus they explained away its spiritual meaning. Christ showed the full meaning of this commandment; according to which we must be judged hereafter, and therefore ought to be ruled now. All rash anger is heart murder. By our brother, here, we are to understand any person, though ever so much below us, for we are all made of one blood. Raca, is a scornful word, and comes from pride: Thou fool, is a spiteful word, and comes from hatred. Malicious slanders and censures are poison that kills secretly and slowly. Christ told them that how light soever they made of these sins, they would certainly be called into judgment for them. We ought carefully to preserve Christian love and peace with all our brethren; and if at any time there is a quarrel, we should confess our fault, humble ourselves to our brother, making or offering satisfaction for wrong done in word or deed: and we should do this quickly; because, till this is done, we are unfit for communion with God in holy ordinances. And when we are preparing for any religious exercises, it is good for us to make that an occasion of serious reflection and self-examination. What is here said is very applicable to our being reconciled to God through Christ. While we are alive, we are in the way to his judgement-seat; after death, it will be too late. When we consider the importance of the case, and the uncertainty of life, how needful it is to seek peace with God, without delay!
Study Bible
Anger and Reconciliation
25Reconcile quickly with your adversary, while you are still on the way to court. Otherwise he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison. 26Truly I tell you, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny. 27You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery.’…
Cross References
Matthew 10:29
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.

Mark 12:42
Then one poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amounted to a small fraction of a denarius.

Luke 12:58
Make every effort to reconcile with your adversary while you are on your way to the magistrate. Otherwise, he may drag you off to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and the officer may throw you into prison.

Luke 12:59
I tell you, you will not get out until you have paid the very last penny."
Treasury of Scripture

Truly I say to you, You shall by no means come out there, till you have paid the uttermost farthing.

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Matthew 18:34 And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till …

Matthew 25:41,46 Then shall he say also to them on the left hand, Depart from me, …

Luke 12:59 I tell you, you shall not depart there, till you have paid the very last mite.

Luke 16:26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: …

2 Thessalonians 1:9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence …

James 2:13 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; …

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