For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love. (o. agape)
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 Fear all of you not therefore, all of you are of more value than many sparrows.
How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.
Now therefore, if all of you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then all of you shall be an exclusive treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them upon the table of yours heart:
So shall you find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
Since you were precious in my sight, you have been honourable, and I have loved you: therefore will I give men for you, and people for your life.
Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: all of you are of more value than many sparrows.
Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.
Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
But none of these things (o. logos) move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are all of you not much better than they?