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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

Matthew 5:26

The last farthing (ton esxaton kodranthn).
A Latin word, quadrans, 1/4 of an as_ (assarion) or two mites (Mark 12:42), a vivid picture of inevitable punishment for debt. This is emphasized by the strong double negative ou mh with the aorist subjunctive.


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Bibliography Information
Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Matthew 5:26". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/rwp/view.cgi?book=mt&chapter=005&verse=026>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.