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Luke 18:18-30 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 And a ruler asked him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" 18 A certain ruler asked him, "Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
19 And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. 19 "Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone.
20 You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.'" 20 You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.' "
21 And he said, "All these I have observed from my youth." 21 "All these I have kept since I was a boy," he said.
22 And when Jesus heard it, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me." 22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
23 But when he heard this he became sad, for he was very rich. 23 When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was a man of great wealth.
24 Jesus looking at him said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God! 24 Jesus looked at him and said, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!
25 For 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 Indeed, 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 Those who heard it said, "Then who can be saved?" 26 Those who heard this asked, "Who then can be saved?"
27 But he said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God." 27 Jesus replied, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."
28 And Peter said, "Lo, we have left our homes and followed you." 28 Peter said to him, "We have left all we had to follow you!"
29 And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there is no man who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, 29 "I tell you the truth," Jesus said to them, "no one who has left home or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God
30 who will not receive manifold more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life." 30 will fail to receive many times as much in this age and, in the age to come, eternal life."