Matthew 18:9
Good News Translation
And if your eye makes you lose your faith, take it out and throw it away! It is better for you to enter life with only one eye than to keep both eyes and be thrown into the fire of hell.

Contemporary English Version
If your eye causes you to sin, poke it out and get rid of it. You would be better off to go into life with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into the fires of hell.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee. It is better for thee having one eye to enter into life, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee. It is better for thee having one eye to enter into life, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

to enter.

Matthew 19:17,23,24 Who said to him: Why askest thou me concerning good? One is good, God. But if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. . . .

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Hebrews 4:11 Let us hasten therefore to enter into that rest: lest any man fall into the same example of unbelief.

Revelation 21:27 There shall not enter into it any thing defiled or that worketh abomination or maketh a lie: but they that are written in the book of life of the Lamb.

rather.

Matthew 16:26 For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his own soul? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?

Luke 9:24,25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it. . . .

Context
Temptations and Trespasses
8And if thy hand, or thy foot, scandalize thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee. It is better for thee to go into life maimed or lame, than having two hands or two feet, to be cast into everlasting fire. 9And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee. It is better for thee having one eye to enter into life, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. 10See that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:22
But I say to you, that whosoever is angry with his brother, shall be in danger of the judgment. And whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council. And whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Matthew 5:29
And if thy right eye scandalize thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee. For it is expedient for thee that one of thy members should perish, rather than thy whole body be cast into hell.

Mark 9:47
And if thy eye scandalize thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee with one eye to enter into the kingdom of God than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire:

Additional Translations
And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into the fire of hell.

And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and cast it from you; it is better for you to enter into life one-eyed, than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.

And if your eye offend you, pluck it out, and cast it from you: it is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

And if thine eye causeth thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is good for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast [it] from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life one-eyed, [rather] than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

And if thine eye causeth thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is good for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

And if thy eye causeth thee to sin, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell-fire.

And if your eye is causing you to fall into sin, tear it out and away with it; it is better for you to enter into Life with only one eye, than to remain in possession of two eyes but be thrown into the Gehenna of fire.

If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.

'And if thine eye doth cause thee to stumble, pluck it out and cast from thee; it is good for thee one-eyed to enter into the life, rather than having two eyes to be cast to the gehenna of the fire.
Jump to Previous
Better Cast Cause Causes Causeth Causing Enter Eye Eyes Fall Fiery Fire Gehenna Good Gouge Hell Hell-Fire Life Offend One-Eyed Pluck Possession Rather Sin Stumble Tear Thrown Trouble
Jump to Next
Better Cast Cause Causes Causeth Causing Enter Eye Eyes Fall Fiery Fire Gehenna Good Gouge Hell Hell-Fire Life Offend One-Eyed Pluck Possession Rather Sin Stumble Tear Thrown Trouble
Links
Matthew 18:9 NIV
Matthew 18:9 NLT
Matthew 18:9 ESV
Matthew 18:9 NASB
Matthew 18:9 KJV

Matthew 18:9 Bible Apps
Matthew 18:9 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 18:9 Chinese Bible
Matthew 18:9 French Bible
Matthew 18:9 German Bible

Alphabetical: And away be better cast causes enter eye eyes fiery fire for from gouge have hell if into is it life of one out pluck sin stumble than the throw thrown to two with you your

NT Gospels: Matthew 18:9 If your eye causes you to stumble (Matt. Mat Mt) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Matthew 18:8
Top of Page
Top of Page