New Living Translation
"No, not seven times," Jesus replied, "but seventy times seven!
King James Bible
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus says to him, I say not to thee until seven times, but until seventy times seven.
World English Bible
Jesus said to him, "I don't tell you until seven times, but, until seventy times seven.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus saith to him, 'I do not say to thee till seven times, but till seventy times seven.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:22 Till seventy times seven - That is, as often as there is occasion. A certain number is put for an uncertain.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 15, "If Thy Brother Sin against Thee, Go, Shew Him his Fault Between Thee and Him Alone;" And
1. Our Lord warns us not to neglect one another's sins, not by searching out what to find fault with, but by looking out for what to amend. For He said that his eye is sharp to cast out a mote out of his brother's eye, who has not a beam in his own eye. Now what this means, I will briefly convey to you, Beloved. A mote in the eye is anger; a beam in the eye is hatred. When therefore one who has hatred finds fault with one who is angry, he wishes to take a mote out of his brother's eye, but is hindered …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 7, Where we are Admonished to Beware of the Offences of the World.
The Forgiveness of Sins.
Fourth Day. Forgiveness of Injuries.
If someone who kills Cain is punished seven times, then the one who kills me will be punished seventy-seven times!"
"Therefore, the Kingdom of Heaven can be compared to a king who decided to bring his accounts up to date with servants who had borrowed money from him.
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