Matthew 19:16-22 CSB

The Rich Young Ruler

16 Just then someone came up and asked Him, "Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?"

References for Matthew 19:16

      17 "Why do you ask Me about what is good?" a He said to him. "There is only One who is good. b If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."

      References for Matthew 19:17

        • f 19:17 - Other mss read Why do you call Me good?
        • g 19:17 - Other mss read No one is good but One-God
          18 "Which ones?" he asked Him. Jesus answered, Do not murder; do not commit adultery; do not steal; do not bear false witness;
          19 honor your father and your mother; and love your neighbor as yourself. c

          References for Matthew 19:19

            • h 19:19 - Ex 20:12-16; Dt 5:16-20; Lv 19:18
              20 "I have kept all these,"d the young man told Him. "What do I still lack?"

              References for Matthew 19:20

                • i 19:20 - Other mss add from my youth
                  21 "If you want to be perfect," e Jesus said to him, "go, sell your belongings and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."

                  References for Matthew 19:21

                      22 When the young man heard that command, he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.