"There were sevenbrothers; and the firsttook a wife, and diedleavingnochildren.
"The secondoneamarried her, and diedleavingbehindnochildren; and the thirdlikewise;
and so ballsevenleftnochildren. Last of all the womandiedalso.
"In the resurrection, cwhen they riseagain, whichone'swife will she be? For dallsevenhad married her."
24Jesussaid to them, "Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not eunderstand the Scripturesor the power of God?25"For when they rise from the dead, they neithermarrynor are given in marriage, but are likeangels in heaven.26"But fregarding the fact that the deadriseagain, have you not read in the book of Moses, 1in the passage about the burning bush, howGodspoke to him, saying, '2I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, and the God of Jacob '?27"3He is not the Godgof the dead, but of the living; you are greatlymistaken."284One of the scribescame and heard them arguing, and 5recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, "Whatcommandment is the hforemost of all?"
29Jesusanswered, "The foremost is, '6HEAR, O ISRAEL! THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONELORD;307AND YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH.'