Matthew 19:12-22 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. 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 were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray : and 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 forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. 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 he laid his hands on them, and departed thence. 15 When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there.
16 And, behold , one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do , that I may have eternal life? 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 unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt 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 saith unto him, Which ? Jesus said , Thou shalt do no murder , 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 saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet? 20 "All these I have kept," the young man said. "What do I still lack?"
21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast , and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and 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 when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful : for he had great possessions. 22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth.