Matthew 19 DBY/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these words, he withdrew from Galilee, and came to the coasts of Judaea beyond the Jordan; 1 When Jesus had finished saying these things, he left Galilee and went into the region of Judea to the other side of the Jordan.
2 and great crowds followed him, and he healed them there. 2 Large crowds followed him, and he healed them there.
3 And the Pharisees came to him tempting him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? 3 Some Pharisees came to him to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?"
4 But he answering said [to them], Have ye not read that he who made [them], from the beginning made them male and female, 4 "Haven't you read," he replied, "that at the beginning the Creator 'made them male and female,'
5 and said, On account of this a man shall leave father and mother, and shall be united to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh? 5 and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh' ?
6 so that they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate. 6 So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate."
7 They say to him, Why then did Moses command to give a letter of divorce and to send [her] away? 7 "Why then," they asked, "did Moses command that a man give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?"
8 He says to them, Moses, in view of your hardheartedness, allowed you to put away your wives; but from the beginning it was not thus. 8 Jesus replied, "Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.
9 But I say unto you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, not for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery; and he who marries one put away commits adultery. 9 I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, and marries another woman commits adultery."
10 His disciples say to him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. 10 The disciples said to him, "If this is the situation between a husband and wife, it is better not to marry."
11 And he said to them, All cannot receive this word, but those to whom it has been given; 11 Jesus replied, "Not everyone can accept this word, but only those to whom it has been given.
12 for there are eunuchs which have been born thus from [their] mother's womb; and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs of men; and there are eunuchs who have made eunuchs of themselves for the sake of the kingdom of the heavens. He that is able to receive [it], let him receive [it]. 12 For some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others were made that way by men; and others have renounced marriage because of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
13 Then there were brought to him little children that he might lay his hands on them and pray; but the disciples rebuked them. 13 Then little children were brought to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked those who brought them.
14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and do not hinder them from coming to me; for the kingdom of the heavens is of such: 14 Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
15 and having laid his hands upon them, he departed thence. 15 When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there.
16 And lo, one coming up said to him, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have life eternal? 16 Now a man came up to Jesus and asked, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?"
17 And he said to him, What askest thou me concerning goodness? one is good. But if thou wouldest enter into life, keep the commandments. 17 "Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, obey the commandments."
18 He says to him, Which? And Jesus said, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, 18 "Which ones?" the man inquired. Jesus replied, " 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony,
19 Honour thy father and thy mother, and Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 19 honor your father and mother,' and 'love your neighbor as yourself.' "
20 The young man says to him, All these have I kept; what lack I yet? 20 "All these I have kept," the young man said. "What do I still lack?"
21 Jesus said to him, If thou wouldest be perfect, go, sell what thou hast and give to [the] poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me. 21 Jesus answered, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
22 But the young man, having heard the word, went away grieved, for he had large possessions. 22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth.
23 And Jesus said to his disciples, Verily I say unto you, A rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of the heavens; 23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
24 and again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to enter a needle's eye than a rich man into the kingdom of God. 24 Again I tell you, 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."
25 And when the disciples heard [it] they were exceedingly astonished, saying, Who then can be saved? 25 When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, "Who then can be saved?"
26 But Jesus, looking on [them], said to them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible. 26 Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
27 Then Peter answering said to him, Behold, *we* have left all things and have followed thee; what then shall happen to us? 27 Peter answered him, "We have left everything to follow you! What then will there be for us?"
28 And Jesus said to them, Verily I say unto you, That *ye* who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit down upon his throne of glory, *ye* also shall sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. 28 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
29 And every one who has left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit life eternal. 29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
30 But many first shall be last, and last first. 30 But many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first.