I am not come to destroy, but to
17 Think not
that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not
come to destroy, but to fulfil.
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness
to every one that believeth.
For verily I say
unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle
shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Then said he to another, And how much
owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And
he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.
therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and
shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the
kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them,
the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in
one point, he is guilty of all.
For I say unto
you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the
righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in
no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
For they being
ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to
establish their own righteousness, have not submitted
themselves unto the righteousness of God.