Matthew 19:16-30 LEB

A Rich Young Man

16 And behold, someone came up to him [and]a said, "Teacher, what good [thing] must I do so that I will have eternal life?"

References for Matthew 19:16

    • Ȯ 19:16 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("came up") has been translated as a finite verb
      17 And he said to him, "Why are you asking me about [what is] good? There is one [who is] good. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments!"
      18 He said to him, "Which [ones]?" And Jesus said, "Do not commit murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony,
      19 honor yourb father and yourc mother, and love your neighbor as yourself."

      References for Matthew 19:19

        • ȯ 19:19 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
        • Ȱ 19:19 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
          20 The young man said to him, "All these I have observed. What do I still lack?"
          21 Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give [the proceeds]d to the poor--and you will have treasure in heaven--and come, follow me."

          References for Matthew 19:21

            • ȱ 19:21 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              22 But [when]e the young man heard the statement, he went away sorrowful, because he was one who had many possessions.

              References for Matthew 19:22

                • Ȳ 19:22 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
                  23 And Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven!
                  24 And again I say to you, it is easier [for] a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich person intof the kingdom of God."

                  References for Matthew 19:24

                    • ȳ 19:24 - Some manuscripts have "to enter into"
                      25 So [when]g the disciples heard [this],h they were extremely amazed, saying, "Then who can be saved?"

                      References for Matthew 19:25

                        • ȴ 19:25 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
                        • ȵ 19:25 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                          26 But Jesus looked at [them]i [and]j said to them, "With human beings this is impossible, but with God all [things] [are] possible."

                          References for Matthew 19:26

                            • ȶ 19:26 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                            • ȷ 19:26 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("looked at") has been translated as a finite verb
                              27 Then Peter answered [and]k said to him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed you. What then will there be for us?"

                              References for Matthew 19:27

                                • ȸ 19:27 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
                                  28 And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that in the renewal [of the world],l when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me--you also will sit on twelve thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

                                  References for Matthew 19:28

                                    • ȹ 19:28 - The words "of the world" are supplied as a clarification of "renewal"
                                      29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wifem or children or fields on account of my name will receive a hundred times as much, and will inherit eternal life.

                                      References for Matthew 19:29

                                        • Ⱥ 19:29 - Some manuscripts omit "or wife"
                                          30 But many [who are] first will be last, and the last first.