Matthew 19:16-22 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 Then someone came to him and said, "Teacher, what good deed must I do to 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 to him, "Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you wish to 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 said to him, "Which ones?" And Jesus said, "You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall 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 Honor your father and mother; also, You shall love your neighbor as yourself." 19 honor your father and mother,' and 'love your neighbor as yourself.' "
20 The young man said to him, "I have kept all these; what do I still lack?" 20 "All these I have kept," the young man said. "What do I still lack?"
21 Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go, sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then 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 When the young man heard this word, he went away grieving, for he had many possessions. 22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth.