Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people;
but Jesus said, "Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven."
And he laid his hands on them and went away.
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 w/ Apocrypha)