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1 He left that place and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan. And crowds again gathered around him; and, as was his custom, he again taught them. 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 Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?" 2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"
3 He answered them, "What did Moses command you?" 3 "What did Moses command you?" he replied.
4 They said, "Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her." 4 They said, "Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away."
5 But Jesus said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart he wrote this commandment for you. 5 "It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law," Jesus replied.
6 But from the beginning of creation, "God made them male and female.' 6 "But at the beginning of creation God 'made them male and female.'
7 "For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined 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 they are no longer two, but one flesh. 8 and the two will become one flesh.' So they are no longer two, but one.
9 Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate." 9 Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
10 Then in the house the disciples asked him again about this matter. 10 When they were in the house again, the disciples asked Jesus about this.
11 He said to them, "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her; 11 He answered, "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her.
12 and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery." 12 And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits adultery."
13 People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. 13 People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them.
14 But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, "Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. 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 Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it." 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 up in his arms, laid his hands on them, and blessed them. 16 And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them.
17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to 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 Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. 18 "Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone.
19 You know the commandments: "You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; You shall not defraud; Honor your 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 He said to him, "Teacher, I have kept all these since my youth." 20 "Teacher," he declared, "all these I have kept since I was a boy."
21 Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, "You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then 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 When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many possessions. 22 At this the man's face fell. He went away sad, because he had great wealth.
23 Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter 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 perplexed at these words. But Jesus said to them again, "Children, how hard it is to enter 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 the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter 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 They were greatly astounded and said to one another, "Then who can be saved?" 26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, "Who then can be saved?"
27 Jesus looked at them and said, "For mortals it is impossible, but not for God; for God all things are possible." 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 to him, "Look, we have left everything and followed you." 28 Peter said to him, "We have left everything to follow you!"
29 Jesus said, "Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields, for my sake and for the sake of the good news, 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 who will not receive a hundredfold now in this age—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions—and in the age 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 who are first will be last, and the last will be first." 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first."
32 They were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them; they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. He took the twelve aside again and began to tell them what was to happen to 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, "See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death; then they will hand him over to 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 they will mock him, and spit upon him, and flog him, and kill him; and after three days he will rise again." 34 who will mock him and spit on him, flog him and kill him. Three days later he will rise."
35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." 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 to them, "What is it you want me to do for you?" 36 "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked.
37 And they said to him, "Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your 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 to them, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or 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 They replied, "We are able." Then Jesus said to them, "The cup that I drink you will drink; and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will 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 at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has 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 When the ten heard this, they began to be angry with James and John. 41 When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John.
42 So Jesus called them and said to them, "You know that among the Gentiles those whom they recognize as their rulers lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants 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 whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, 43 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
44 and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all. 44 and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.
45 For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, 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 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 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 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, "Jesus, 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 Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, "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 Jesus stood still and said, "Call him here." And they called the blind man, saying to him, "Take heart; get up, he is calling you." 49 Jesus stopped and said, "Call him." So they called to the blind man, "Cheer up! On your feet! He's calling you."
50 So throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus. 50 Throwing his cloak aside, he jumped to his feet and came to Jesus.
51 Then Jesus said to him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man said to him, "My teacher, let me see again." 51 "What do you want me to do for you?" Jesus asked him. The blind man said, "Rabbi, I want to see."
52 Jesus said to him, "Go; your faith has made you well." Immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the way. 52 "Go," said Jesus, "your faith has healed you." Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.