And if your hand or your foot causes you to fall away, cut it off and throw it away from you. It is better for you to enter into life in the age to come maimed or lame than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into the fire of the age to come. Bible see other translations

“life.” This refers to “everlasting life”. See commentary on Luke 10:28.

“the fire of the age to come.” See commentary on Matthew 25:46 for information about a parallel passage.

Commentary for: Matthew 18:8