Parallel Bible results for Matthew 19:16-30

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Matthew 19:16-30

NLT 16 Someone came to Jesus with this question: "Teacher, what good things must I do to have eternal life?" NIV 16 Now a man came up to Jesus and asked, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?" NLT 17 "Why ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "Only God is good. But to answer your question, you can receive eternal life if you keep the commandments." NIV 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." NLT 18 "Which ones?" the man asked.And Jesus replied: "'Do not murder. Do not commit adultery. Do not steal. Do not testify falsely. NIV 18 "Which ones?" the man inquired. Jesus replied, " 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, NLT 19 Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbor as yourself.' " NIV 19 honor your father and mother,' and 'love your neighbor as yourself.' " NLT 20 "I've obeyed all these commandments," the young man replied. "What else must I do?" NIV 20 "All these I have kept," the young man said. "What do I still lack?" NLT 21 Jesus told him, "If you want to be perfect, go and sell all you have and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." NIV 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." NLT 22 But when the young man heard this, he went sadly away because he had many possessions. NIV 22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth. NLT 23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is very hard for a rich person to get into the Kingdom of Heaven. NIV 23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. NLT 24 I say it again -- it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God!" NIV 24 Again I tell you, 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." NLT 25 The disciples were astounded. "Then who in the world can be saved?" they asked. NIV 25 When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, "Who then can be saved?" NLT 26 Jesus looked at them intently and said, "Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible." NIV 26 Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." NLT 27 Then Peter said to him, "We've given up everything to follow you. What will we get out of it?" NIV 27 Peter answered him, "We have left everything to follow you! What then will there be for us?" NLT 28 And Jesus replied, "I assure you that when I, the Son of Man, sit upon my glorious throne in the Kingdom, you who have been my followers will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. NIV 28 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. NLT 29 And everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or property, for my sake, will receive a hundred times as much in return and will have eternal life. NIV 29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life. NLT 30 But many who seem to be important now will be the least important then, and those who are considered least here will be the greatest then. NIV 30 But many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first.