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1 And he arose from thence and cometh into the borders of Judaea and beyond the Jordan: and multitudes come together unto him again; and, as he was wont, he taught them again. 1 Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.
2 And there came unto him Pharisees, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away [his] wife? trying him. 2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"
3 And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you? 3 "What did Moses command you?" he replied.
4 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away. 4 They said, "Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away."
5 But Jesus said unto them, For your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment. 5 "It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law," Jesus replied.
6 But from the beginning of the creation, Male and female made he them. 6 "But at the beginning of creation God 'made them male and female.'
7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife; 7 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,
8 and the two shall become one flesh: so that they are no more two, but one flesh. 8 and the two will become one flesh.' So they are no longer two, but one.
9 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. 9 Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
10 And in the house the disciples asked him again of this matter. 10 When they were in the house again, the disciples asked Jesus about this.
11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her: 11 He answered, "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her.
12 and if she herself shall put away her husband, and marry another, she committeth adultery. 12 And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits adultery."
13 And they were bringing unto him little children, that he should touch them: and the disciples rebuked them. 13 People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them.
14 But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me; forbid them not: for to such belongeth the kingdom of God. 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.
15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein. 15 I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it."
16 And he took them in his arms, and blessed them, laying his hands upon them. 16 And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them.
17 And as he was going forth into the way, there ran one to him, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life? 17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. "Good teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
18 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good save one, [even] God. 18 "Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone.
19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not kill, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor thy father and mother. 19 You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.' "
20 And he said unto him, Teacher, all these things have I observed from my youth. 20 "Teacher," he declared, "all these I have kept since I was a boy."
21 And Jesus looking upon him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me. 21 Jesus looked at him and loved him. "One thing you lack," he said. "Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
22 But his countenance fell at the saying, and he went away sorrowful: for he was one that had great possessions. 22 At this the man's face fell. He went away sad, because he had great wealth.
23 And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! 23 Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!"
24 And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God! 24 The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
25 It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."
26 And they were astonished exceedingly, saying unto him, Then who can be saved? 26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, "Who then can be saved?"
27 Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for all things are possible with God. 27 Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God."
28 Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee. 28 Peter said to him, "We have left everything to follow you!"
29 Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for my sake, and for the gospel's sake, 29 "I tell you the truth," Jesus replied, "no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for me and the gospel
30 but he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life. 30 will fail to receive a hundred times as much in this present age (homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and fields--and with them, persecutions) and in the age to come, eternal life.
31 But many [that are] first shall be last; and the last first. 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first."
32 And they were on the way, going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus was going before them: and they were amazed; and they that followed were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them the things that were to happen unto him, 32 They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve aside and told them what was going to happen to him.
33 [saying], Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the chief priests and the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him unto the Gentiles: 33 "We are going up to Jerusalem," he said, "and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles,
34 and they shall mock him, and shall spit upon him, and shall scourge him, and shall kill him; and after three days he shall rise again. 34 who will mock him and spit on him, flog him and kill him. Three days later he will rise."
35 And there come near unto him James and John, the sons of Zebedee, saying unto him, Teacher, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we shall ask of thee. 35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do for us whatever we ask."
36 And he said unto them, What would ye that I should do for you? 36 "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked.
37 And they said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and one on [thy] left hand, in thy glory. 37 They replied, "Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory."
38 But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink the cup that I drink? or to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? 38 "You don't know what you are asking," Jesus said. "Can you drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?"
39 And they said unto him, We are able. And Jesus said unto them, The cup that I drink ye shall drink; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized: 39 "We can," they answered. Jesus said to them, "You will drink the cup I drink and be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with,
40 but to sit on my right hand or on [my] left hand is not mine to give; but [it is for them] for whom it hath been prepared. 40 but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared."
41 And when the ten heard it, they began to be moved with indignation concerning James and John. 41 When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John.
42 And Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they who are accounted to rule over the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great ones exercise authority over them. 42 Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.
43 But it is not so among you: but whosoever would become great among you, shall be your minister; 43 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
44 and whosoever would be first among you, shall be servant of all. 44 and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.
45 For the Son of man also came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. 45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
46 And they come to Jericho: and as he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the way side. 46 Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (that is, the Son of Timaeus), was sitting by the roadside begging.
47 And when he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me. 47 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
48 And many rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried out the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me. 48 Many rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"
49 And Jesus stood still, and said, Call ye him. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good cheer: rise, he calleth thee. 49 Jesus stopped and said, "Call him." So they called to the blind man, "Cheer up! On your feet! He's calling you."
50 And he, casting away his garment, sprang up, and came to Jesus. 50 Throwing his cloak aside, he jumped to his feet and came to Jesus.
51 And Jesus answered him, and said, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? And the blind man said unto him, Rabboni, that I may receive my sight. 51 "What do you want me to do for you?" Jesus asked him. The blind man said, "Rabbi, I want to see."
52 And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And straightway he received his sight, and followed him in the way. 52 "Go," said Jesus, "your faith has healed you." Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.