"You have heard that it was said to those of old, z 'You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.'
"But I say to you that a whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, b 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council. But whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of hell fire.
"Therefore c if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,
d "leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
e "Agree with your adversary quickly, f while you are on the way with him, lest your adversary deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.
"Assuredly, I say to you, you will by no means get out of there till you have paid the last penny.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
You shall not murder.
You shall not murder.
1 John 3:15
Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.
But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.
And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go your way, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.
"Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and My servant Job shall pray for you. For I will accept him, lest I deal with you according to your folly; because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has."
1 Timothy 2:8
I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
1 Peter 3:7
Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.
Do not go hastily to court; For what will you do in the end, When your neighbor has put you to shame?
When you go with your adversary to the magistrate, make every effort along the way to settle with him, lest he drag you to the judge, the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
"I tell you, you shall not depart from there till you have paid the very last mite."
For this cause everyone who is godly shall pray to You In a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters They shall not come near him.
Seek the LORD while He may be found, Call upon Him while He is near.