New International Version
It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the least stroke of a pen to drop out of the Law.
King James Bible
And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
Darby Bible Translation
But it is easier that the heaven and the earth should pass away than that one tittle of the law should fail.
World English Bible
But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.
Young's Literal Translation
and it is easier to the heaven and the earth to pass away, than of the law one tittle to fall.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Unjust Steward
Eversley, 1866. NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Luke xvi. 8. "And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely." None of our Lord's parables has been as difficult to explain as this one. Learned and pious men have confessed freely, in all ages, that there is much in the parable which they cannot understand; and I am bound to confess the same. The puzzle is, plainly, why our Lord should SEEM to bid us to copy the conduct of a bad man and a cheat. For this is the usual interpretation. …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 7. "Faithful in that which is Least" (Luke xvi. 10).
The Good Steward
The Rich Man and Lazarus
For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
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