Luke 18:21

21 And he said, 1"All these I have kept from my youth."

Luke 18:21 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 18:21

And he said
That is, the ruler said to him, as the Syriac and Ethiopic versions add; "to Jesus", as the Persic version expresses it;

all these have I kept from my youth up; (See Gill on Matthew 19:20) where it is added, what lack I yet?

Luke 18:21 In-Context

19 And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.
20 You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.'"
21 And he said, "All these I have kept from my youth."
22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."
23 But when he heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich.

Cross References 1

  • 1. [Philippians 3:6]
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