Matthew 19:13-15 NIV

The Little Children and Jesus

19:13-15pp -- Mk 10:13-16; Lk 18:15-17

13 Then little children were brought to Jesus for him to place his hands on them1 and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked those who brought them.

References for Matthew 19:13

14 Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs2 to such as these."3

References for Matthew 19:14

15 When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there.