Luke 20:34

34 Jesus replied, “Marriage is for people here on earth.

Luke 20:34 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 20:34

And Jesus answering, said unto them
After he had observed that their error arose from ignorance of the Scriptures, and the power of God: the children of this world marry, and are given in marriage
that is, such who live in this world, in the present mortal and imperfect state, being mortal men, and die, and leave their estates and possessions: these marry, and have wives given them in marriage; and it is very right, and fit, that so it should be, in order to keep up a succession of men, and that they may have heirs to enjoy their substance when they are gone.

Luke 20:34 In-Context

32 Finally, the woman also died.
33 So tell us, whose wife will she be in the resurrection? For all seven were married to her!”
34 Jesus replied, “Marriage is for people here on earth.
35 But in the age to come, those worthy of being raised from the dead will neither marry nor be given in marriage.
36 And they will never die again. In this respect they will be like angels. They are children of God and children of the resurrection.
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