Mark 10:26

26 That set the disciples back on their heels. "Then who has any chance at all?" they asked.

Mark 10:26 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 10:26

And they were astonished out of measure
They were still more amazed, their surprise increased exceedingly upon our Lord's using the above comparison; which, in their apprehension, showed, that it was utterly impossible for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God; and they expressed their astonishment,

saying, among themselves, who then can be saved?
in the Messiah's kingdom, if rich men are not? (See Gill on Matthew 19:25). The Persic version renders it, "how can this man be saved?" as if the words had a particular respect to the young man, that had great possessions, and was gone away sorrowful.

Mark 10:26 In-Context

24 The disciples couldn't believe what they were hearing, but Jesus kept on: "You can't imagine how difficult.
25 I'd say it's easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for the rich to get into God's kingdom."
26 That set the disciples back on their heels. "Then who has any chance at all?" they asked.
27 Jesus was blunt: "No chance at all if you think you can pull it off by yourself. Every chance in the world if you let God do it."
28 Peter tried another angle: "We left everything and followed you."