25 Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to[a] the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.(A) 26 I assure you: You will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny![b]

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  1. Matthew 5:25 Other mss read judge will hand you over to
  2. Matthew 5:26 Lit quadrans, the smallest and least valuable Roman coin, worth 1⁄64 of a daily wage

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