New Living Translation
leave your sacrifice there at the altar. Go and be reconciled to that person. Then come and offer your sacrifice to God.
King James Bible
Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Darby Bible Translation
leave there thy gift before the altar, and first go, be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
World English Bible
leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
Young's Literal Translation
leave there thy gift before the altar, and go -- first be reconciled to thy brother, and then having come bring thy gift.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:24 Leaving thy gift, go - For neither thy gift nor thy prayer will atone for thy want of love: but this will make them both an abomination before God.
LibraryThe Fourth Beatitude
'Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.'--MATT. v. 6. Two preliminary remarks will give us the point of view from which I desire to consider these words now. First, we have seen, in previous sermons, that these paradoxes of the Christian life which we call the Beatitudes are a linked chain, or, rather, an outgrowth from a common root. Each presupposes all the preceding. Now, of course, it is a mistake to expect uniformity in the process of building …
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"So if you are presenting a sacrifice at the altar in the Temple and you suddenly remember that someone has something against you,
Never pay back evil with more evil. Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable.
Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone.
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