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And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

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Matthew 5:29
But if your right eye makes you fall, tear it out and throw it away, for you might better lose one part of your body than have it all thrown into the pit!
Matthew 18:8
"But if your own hand or your own foot makes you fall, cut it off and throw it away. You might better enter upon life maimed or crippled than keep both hands and feet but be thrown into the everlasting fire.
Romans 8:13
for if you live under the control of the physical you will die, but if, by means of the Spirit, you put the body's doings to death, you will live.
1 Corinthians 9:27
But I beat and bruise my body and make it my slave, so that after I have called others to the contest I may not be disqualified myself.
Galatians 5:24
Those who belong to Jesus the Christ have crucified the physical nature with its propensities and cravings.
Colossians 3:5
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
Titus 2:12
training us to renounce godless ways and worldly passions, and live serious, upright, and godly lives in this world,
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,
1 Peter 2:1
Free yourselves, therefore, from all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of any kind,


Matthew 15:30
Then great crowds came to him bringing with them those who were lame, crippled, blind, or dumb, and many others. And they laid them down at his feet, and he cured them,
Luke 14:13
But when you give an entertainment, invite people who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.

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Mark 9:45
And if your foot makes you fall, cut it off. You might better enter upon life crippled, than be thrown with both your feet into the pit.