not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you
will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give,
and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken
together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with
the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
also told them this parable: “Can a blind man lead a blind man?
Will they not both fall into a pit? A student is not above his
teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his
Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and
pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to
your brother, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your
eye,’ when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye?
You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you
will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye."