Mat 05:27-30 v. 29 Pluck … cast … cut. … 3 imperatives.

Imperative: Mat 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away … Mat 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away …

Context: 

Mat 5:27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that every one who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away; it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

Mat 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away; it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.

GREEK VERBS:   

V-PMA-2P = Verb – Tense: Present/Mood: Imperative/Voice: Active – Person: 2nd Person Plural

V-AMA-2S = Verb – Tense: Aorist/Mood: Imperative/Voice: Active – Person: 2nd Person Singular

29

1807 [e]
exele
ἔξελε
pluck out
V-AMA-2S
846 [e]
auton
αὐτὸν
it
PPro-AM3S
2532 [e]
kai
καὶ
and
Conj
906 [e]
bale
βάλε
cast [it]
V-AMA-2S
575 [e]
apo
ἀπὸ
from
Prep
4771 [e]
sou
σοῦ  ;
you
PPro-G2S

30

1581 [e]
ekkopson
ἔκκοψον
cut off
V-AMA-2S
846 [e]
autēn
αὐτὴν
it
PPro-AF3S
2532 [e]
kai
καὶ
and
Conj
906 [e]
bale
βάλε
cast [it]
V-AMA-2S
575 [e]
apo
ἀπὸ
from
Prep
4771 [e]
sou
σοῦ  ;
you
PPro-G2S

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Mat 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away; it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

Mat 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away; it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.

Persuasion … hyperbole … shock.

S.O.W. QUESTIONS

S. What does it say?

O. What does it say that I need to obey?

W. Who needs to hear this? Generally? Specifically?

A sermon was preached on this command:

03-04-18Pluck … Cast … Cut! Matthew 5:27-30Audio Slides

Last post revision: 9/05/18.

SOURCE – Footnotes:
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Link to Greek Interlinear text: https://biblehub.com/interlinear/matthew/5.htm

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