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Luke 16:13-23 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money." 13 "No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money."
14 The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things, and they ridiculed him. 14 The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus.
15 And he said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God. 15 He said to them, "You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of men, but God knows your hearts. What is highly valued among men is detestable in God's sight.
16 "The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone forces his way into it. 16 "The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
17 But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void. 17 It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the least stroke of a pen to drop out of the Law.
18 "Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. 18 "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
19 "There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 19 "There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day.
20 And at his gate was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores
21 who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man's table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.
22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried, 22 "The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.
23 and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side. 23 In hell, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side.