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16 The law and the prophets were till John: but then came the preaching of the kingdom of God, and everyone makes his way into it by force.
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.
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