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Sunday, February 24, 2008

"Jesus said to his disciples," continuing

Jesus Sayings from the Canonical Gospel of Matthew

Chapter 5

Verse 8

naiatou nnetouaab Hm peuHht Je ntoou netnanau epnoute
Divinely favored are those pure [innocent, holy] in heart, because they will behold God.

Verse 9

naiatou nnreFreirhnh Je ntoou netounamoute eroou Je nShre mpnoute
Divinely favored are the makers of peace, because they will be called sons of God.

Verse 10

naiatou nntaupwt nswou etbe tdikaiosunh Je twou te tmntrro nmphue
Divinely favored are those who have been persued (in persecution) on account of righteousness, because theirs is Heaven's kingdom.

Verse 11

naiatthutn euSanneCneCthutn. nsepwt nswtn. nseJeHwb nim eqoou eHoun erwtn euJiCol erwtn etbhht
Divinely favored are you whenever they mock you and pursue you (in persecution), and speak every (sort of) lying evil against you because of me.

Verse 12

raSe ntetn telhl Je petnbeke naSwF Hrai Hn mphue. tai gar te qe ntaupwt nsaneprofhths etHatetnHh
Rejoice, rejoice (greatly), because your wage is great in the heavens. For in this way they pursued (in persecution) the prophets who were before you.

Verse 13

ntwtn pe peHmou mpkaH erSanpeHmou de baabe eunamolHF nou. meFrSau nlaau nsanoJF ebol nseHomF Hitn nerwme
You are the salt of the earth. If the salt should become insipid, how will it be made salty? It is not useful for anything except for throwing outside, to be trampled on by people.

Verse 14

ntwtn pe pouoein mpkosmos. mn SCom noupolis eHwp eskh eHrai HiJn outoou
You are the world's light. It is impossible for a city lying upon a mountain to be hidden.

Verse 15

oude meuJereouHhbs nsekaaF HaouSi. alla nSaukaaF HiJn tlucnia nFrouoein enetSoop throu Hm phi
Nor is it customary to kindle a lamp and set it under a measure(-basket), but they set it upon the lampstand and it gives light to all those in the house.

Verse 16

tai te qe mareFrouoein nCi petnouoen mpemto ebol nnerwme Jekaas euenau enetnHbhue etnanouou nseTeoou mpetneiwt etHn mphue
In this manner, let your light shine (openly) in the presence of people, so that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

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