Luke 18:18

The Rich and the Kingdom of God

18 A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Read Luke 18:18 Using Other Translations

And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And a ruler asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
Once a religious leader asked Jesus this question: “Good Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?”

What does Luke 18:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 18:18

And a certain ruler asked him
A young man, ( Matthew 19:20 ) a ruler among the Jews, a civil magistrate, and a very rich man; he ran after Jesus, and overtook him in the way, as he was going towards Jericho, ( Mark 10:17 )

saying, good master;
"Rabbi"; or doctor,

what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
(See Gill on Matthew 19:16).

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