10"1And everyonewhoaspeaks a wordagainst the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemesagainst the HolySpirit, it will not be forgiven him.11"When they bring you before2the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not 3worry about howorwhat you are to speak in your defense, orwhat you are to say ;12for 4the HolySpirit will teach you in that veryhourwhat you ought to say."
13Someonebin the crowdsaid to Him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me."
But He said to him, "5Man, whoappointed Me a judgeorarbitratorover you?"15Then He said to them, "6Beware, and be on your guardagainsteveryform of greed ; for not even whenonehas an abundance does his lifeconsist of his possessions."16
And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a richman was veryproductive.17"And he began reasoning to himself, saying, 'What shall I do, since I havenoplace to store my crops ?'18"Then he said, 'This is what I will do : I will teardown my barns and buildlargerones, and there I will storeall my grain and my goods.19'And I will say to my soul, "Soul, 7you havemanygoodslaid up for manyyears to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry."'20"But Godsaid to him, '8You fool ! This very nightc9your soul is required of you; and 10now who will own what you have prepared ?'