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Mark 10:13-16 NIV

The Little Children and Jesus

13 People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them.

References for Mark 10:13

      14 When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

      References for Mark 10:14

      15 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”

      References for Mark 10:15

      16 And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

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      Study tools for Mark 10:13-16

      • a 10:6 - Gen. 1:27
      • b 10:7 - Some early manuscripts do not have "and be united to his wife."
      • c 10:8 - Gen. 2:24
      • d 10:19 - Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
      • e 10:24 - Some manuscripts "is for those who trust in riches"