Matthew 5:22
Good News Translation
But now I tell you: if you are angry with your brother you will be brought to trial, if you call your brother 'You good-for-nothing!' you will be brought before the Council, and if you call your brother a worthless fool you will be in danger of going to the fire of hell.

Contemporary English Version
But I promise you if you are angry with someone, you will have to stand trial. If you call someone a fool, you will be taken to court. And if you say that someone is worthless, you will be in danger of the fires of hell.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

I say.

Matthew 5:28,34,44 But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart. . . .

Matthew 3:17 And behold a voice from heaven saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 17:5 And as he was yet speaking, behold a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo a voice out of the cloud, saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased: hear ye him.

Deuteronomy 18:18,19 I will raise them up a prophet out of the midst of their brethren like to thee: and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I shall command him. . . .

Acts 3:20-23 That when the times of refreshment shall come from the presence of the Lord, and he shall send him who hath been preached unto you, Jesus Christ. . . .

Acts 7:37 This is that Moses who said to the children of Israel: A prophet shall God raise up to you of your own brethren, as myself. Him shall you hear.

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.

That.

Genesis 4:5,6 But to Cain and his offerings he had no respect: and Cain was exceeding angry, and his countenance fell. . . .

Genesis 37:4,8 And his brethren seeing that he was loved by his father, more than all his sons, hated hem, and could not speak peaceably to him. . . .

1 Samuel 17:27,28 And the people answered him the same words, saying: These things shall be given to the man that shall slay him. . . .

1 Samuel 18:8,9 And Saul was exceeding angry, and this word was displeasing in his eyes, and he said: They have given David ten thousands, and to me they have given but a thousand, what can he have more but the kingdom? . . .

1 Samuel 20:30-33 Then Saul being angry against Jonathan, said to him: Thou son of a woman that is the ravisher of a man, do I not know that thou lovest the son of Isai to thy own confusion, and to the confusion of thy shameless mother? . . .

1 Samuel 22:12 And Saul said to Achimelech: Hear, thou son of Achitob. He answered: Here I am, my lord.

*etc:

1 Kings 21:4 And Achab came into his house angry and fretting, because of the word that Naboth, the Jezrahelite, had spoken to him, saying: I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And casting himself upon his bed, he turned away his face to the wall, and would eat no bread.

2 Chronicles 16:10 And Asa was angry with the seer, and commanded him to be put in prison: for he was greatly enraged because of this thing: and he put to death many of the people at that time.

Esther 3:5,6 Now when Aman had heard this, and had proved by experience that Mardochai did not bend his knee to him, nor worship him, he was exceeding angry. . . .

Psalm 37:8 Cease from anger, and leave rage; have no emulation to do evil.

Daniel 2:12,13 Upon hearing this, the king in fury, and in great wrath, commanded that all the wise men of Babylon should be put to death. . . .

Daniel 3:13,19 Then Nabuchodonosor in fury, and in wrath, commanded that Sidrach, Misach, and Abdenago should be brought: who immediately were brought before the king. . . .

Ephesians 4:26,27 Be angry: and sin not. Let not the sun go down upon your anger. . . .

his brother.

Matthew 5:23,24 If therefore thou offer thy gift at the altar, and there thou remember that thy brother hath anything against thee; . . .

Matthew 18:21,35 Then came Peter unto him and said: Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? . . .

Deuteronomy 15:11 There will not be wanting poor in the land of thy habitation: therefore I command thee to open thy hand to thy needy and poor brother, that liveth in the land.

Nehemiah 5:8 And I said to them: We, as you know, have redeemed according to our ability our brethren the Jews, that were sold to the Gentiles: and will you then sell your brethren, for us to redeem them? And they held their peace, and found not what to answer.

Obadiah 1:10,12 And thy valiant men of the south shall be afraid, that man may be cut off from the mount of Esau. . . .

Romans 12:10 Loving one another with the charity of brotherhood: with honour preventing one another.

1 Corinthians 6:6 But brother goeth to law with brother: and that before unbelievers.

1 Thessalonians 4:6 And that no man overreach nor circumvent his brother in business: because the Lord is the avenger of all these things, as we have told you before and have testified.

1 John 2:9 He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now.

1 John 3:10,14,15 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever is not just is not of God, or he that loveth not his brother. . . .

1 John 4:20,21 If any man say: I love God, and hateth his brother; he is a liar. For he that loveth not his brother whom he seeth, how can he love God whom he seeth not? . . .

1 John 5:16 He that knoweth his brother to sin a sin which is not to death, let him ask: and life shall be given to him who sinneth not to death. There is a sin unto death. For that I say not that any man ask.

without.

Psalm 7:4 If I have rendered to them that repaid me evils, let me deservedly fall empty before my enemies.

Psalm 25:3 Neither let my enemies laugh at me: for none of them that wait on thee shall be confounded.

Psalm 35:19 Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: who have hated me without cause, and wink with the eyes.

Psalm 69:4 They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

Psalm 109:3 They have spoken against me with deceitful tongues; and they have compassed me about with words of hatred; and have fought against me without cause.

Lamentations 3:52 Sade. My enemies have chased me and caught me like a bird, without cause.

John 15:25 But that the word may be fulfilled which is written in their law: they hated me without cause.

be.

Matthew 5:21 You have heard that it was said to them of old: Thou shalt not kill. And whosoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment.

the judgment.

23 members, which punished criminals by strangling or beheading.

Whosoever.

Matthew 11:18,19 For John came neither eating nor drinking; and they say: He hath a devil. . . .

Matthew 12:24 But the Pharisees hearing it, said: This man casteth not out devils but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.

1 Samuel 20:30 Then Saul being angry against Jonathan, said to him: Thou son of a woman that is the ravisher of a man, do I not know that thou lovest the son of Isai to thy own confusion, and to the confusion of thy shameless mother?

2 Samuel 16:7 And thus said Semei when he cursed the king: Come out, come out, thou man of blood, and thou man of Belial.

John 7:20 Why seek you to kill me? The multitude answered and said: Thou hast a devil. Who seeketh to kill thee?

John 8:48 The Jews therefore answered and said to him: Do not we say well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a devil?

Acts 17:18 And certain philosophers of the Epicureans and of the Stoics disputed with him. And some said: What is it that this word sower would say? But others: He seemeth to be a setter forth of new gods. Because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection.

1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor the effeminate nor liers with mankind nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor railers nor extortioners shall possess the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:31,32 Let all bitterness and anger and indignation and clamour and blasphemy be put away from you, with all malice. . . .

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men.

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

Jude 1:9 When Michael the archangel, disputing with the devil, contended about the body of Moses, he durst not bring against him the judgment of railing speech, but said: The Lord command thee.

Raca.

2 Samuel 6:20 And David returned to bless his own house: and Michol the daughter of Saul coming out to meet David, said: How glorious was the king of Israel to day, uncovering himself before the handmaids of his servants, and was naked, as if one of the buffoons should be naked.

James 2:20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

the council.

72 elders, who alone punished by stoning.

Matthew 10:17 But beware of men. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues.

Matthew 26:59 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Mark 14:55 And the chief priests and all the council sought for evidence against Jesus, that they might put him to death: and found none.

Mark 15:1 And straightway in the morning, the chief priests holding a consultation with the ancients and the scribes and the whole council, binding Jesus, led him away and delivered him to Pilate.

John 11:47 The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council and said: What do we, for this man doth many miracles?

Acts 5:27 And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,

fool.

Psalm 14:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. The fool hath said in his heart: There is no God. They are corrupt, and are become abominable in their ways: there is none that doth good, no not one.

Psalm 49:10 He shall not see destruction, when he shall see the wise dying: the senseless and the fool shall perish together: And they shall leave their riches to strangers:

Psalm 92:6 The senseless man shall not know: nor will the fool understand these things.

Proverbs 14:16 A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.

Proverbs 18:6 The lips of a fool intermeddle with strife: and his mouth provoketh quarrels.

Jeremiah 17:11 As the partridge hath hatched eggs which she did not lay: so is he that hath gathered riches, and not by right: in the midst of his days he shall leave them, and in his latter end he shall be a fool.

hell.

Matthew 5:29,30 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. . . .

Matthew 10:28 And fear ye not them that kill the body, and are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 18:8,9 And 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. . . .

Matthew 25:41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels.

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:

Luke 12:5 But I will shew you whom you shall fear: Fear ye him who, after he hath killed, hath power to cast into hell. Yea, I say to you: Fear him.

Luke 16:23,24 And lifting up his eyes when he was in torments, he saw Abraham afar off and Lazarus in his bosom: . . .

Revelation 20:14 And hell and death were cast into the pool of fire. This is the second death.

Context
Anger and Reconciliation
21You have heard that it was said to them of old: Thou shalt not kill. And whosoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment. 22But 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. 23If therefore thou offer thy gift at the altar, and there thou remember that thy brother hath anything against thee;…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 16:18
Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all thy gates, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in all thy tribes: that they may judge the people with just judgment,

2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges of the land in all the fenced cities of Juda, in every place.

Matthew 18:9
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.

Matthew 26:59
And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Mark 9:43
And if thy hand scandalize thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into unquenchable fire:

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:

Mark 14:55
And the chief priests and all the council sought for evidence against Jesus, that they might put him to death: and found none.

Mark 15:1
And straightway in the morning, the chief priests holding a consultation with the ancients and the scribes and the whole council, binding Jesus, led him away and delivered him to Pilate.

Luke 12:5
But I will shew you whom you shall fear: Fear ye him who, after he hath killed, hath power to cast into hell. Yea, I say to you: Fear him.

Luke 22:66
And as soon as it was day, the ancients of the people and the chief priests and scribes came together. And they brought him into their council saying: If thou be the Christ, tell us.

John 11:47
The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council and said: What do we, for this man doth many miracles?

Acts 4:15
But they commanded them to go aside out of the council: and they conferred among themselves,

Acts 5:21
Who having heard this, early in the morning, entered into the temple and taught. And the high priest coming, and they that were with him, called together the council and all the ancients of the children of Israel: and they sent to the prison to have them brought.

Acts 5:27
And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,

Acts 6:12
And they stirred up the people and the ancients and the scribes. And running together, they took him and brought him to the council.

Acts 6:15
And all that sat in the council, looking on him, saw his face as if it had been the face of an angel.

Acts 22:30
But on the next day, meaning to know more diligently for what cause he was accused by the Jews, he loosed him and commanded the priests to come together and all the council: and, bringing forth Paul, he set him before them.

Acts 23:1
And Paul, looking upon the council, said: Men, brethren, I have conversed with all good conscience before God until this present day.

Acts 24:20
Or let these men themselves say if they found in me any iniquity, when standing before the council,

James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is placed among our members, which defileth the whole body and inflameth the wheel of our nativity, being set on fire by hell.

Additional Translations
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, ‘Raca,’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be subject to the fire of hell.

But I say to you that everyone being angry with his brother will be liable to the judgment, and whoever shall say to his brother 'Raca,' will be liable to the Sanhedrin. But whoever shall say, 'Fool!' will be liable to the Gehenna of fire.

But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

but I say unto you, that every one who 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 the hell of fire.

But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to [be called before] the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire.

but I say unto you, that every one who 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 the hell of fire.

But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire.

But I say to you that every one who becomes angry with his brother shall be answerable to the magistrate; that whoever says to his brother 'Raca,' shall be answerable to the Sanhedrin; and that whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be liable to the Gehenna of Fire.

But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.

but I -- I say to you, that every one who is angry at his brother without cause, shall be in danger of the judgment, and whoever may say to his brother, Empty fellow! shall be in danger of the sanhedrim, and whoever may say, Rebel! shall be in danger of the gehenna of the fire.
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