But Jesusanswered and said to them, "You are mistaken, 1not aunderstanding the Scripturesnor the power of God.30"For in the resurrection they neither2marrynor are given in marriage, but are likeangels in heaven.31"But regarding the resurrection of the dead, have you not readwhat was spoken to you by God:32'3I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB '? He is not the God of the dead but of the living."33
When the crowdsheard this, 4they were astonished at His teaching.
345But when the Phariseesheard that Jesus had silenced6the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together .
35One of them, b7a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him,
36"Teacher, which is the greatcommandment in the Law?"
And He said to him, " '8YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.'38"This is the great and cforemostcommandment.39"The second is like it, '9YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'