Luke 16:14-24 ESV

The Law and the Kingdom of God

14 1The Pharisees, who were 2lovers of money, heard all these things, and they 3ridiculed him.

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15 And he said to them, "You are those who 4justify yourselves before men, but 5God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men 6is an abomination in the sight of God.

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16 7"The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then 8the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and 9everyone forces his way into it.a

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    • µ 16:16 - Or everyone is forcefully urged into it
      17 But 10it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void.

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      Divorce and Remarriage

      18 11"Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.

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      The Rich Man and Lazarus

      19 "There was a rich man who was clothed in 12purple and fine linen and 13who feasted sumptuously every day.

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      20 And at his gate 14was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores,

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      21 who desired to be fed with 15what fell from the rich man's table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

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      22 The poor man died and was carried by 16the angels 17to Abraham's side.b The rich man also died and was buried,

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        • 16:22 - Greek bosom; also verse 23
          23 and in 18Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and 19saw Abraham far off and Lazarus 20at his side.

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              24 And he called out, 21'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the end of his finger in water and 22cool my tongue, for 23I am in anguish in this flame.'

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