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,
who will not receive manifold more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life."
And taking the twelve, he said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written of the Son of man by the prophets will be accomplished.
For he will be delivered to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and shamefully treated and spit upon;
they will scourge him and kill him, and on the third day he will rise."
But they understood none of these things; this saying was hid from them, and they did not grasp what was said.
As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging;
and hearing a multitude going by, he inquired what this meant.
They told him, "Jesus of Nazareth is passing by."
And he cried, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent; but he cried out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)