New Living Translation
But that doesn't mean that the law has lost its force. It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the smallest point of God's law to be overturned.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:17 Not that the Gospel at all destroys the law. Mt 5:18.
LibraryThe Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the …
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I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not even the smallest detail of God's law will disappear until its purpose is achieved.
Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear.
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Jump to NextDetail Disappear Dot Drop Dropped Earth Easier End Fail Fall Ground Heaven Law Pen Sky Smallest Stroke Tiny Tittle Void
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