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came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from
Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan;
And great multitudes followed him; and
he healed them there.
The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it
lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
And he answered and said unto them, Have
ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and
And said, For
this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife:
and they twain shall be one flesh?
1 Cor 6:16
Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore
God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to
give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?
He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness
of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it
was not so.
And I say
unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and
shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put
away doth commit adultery.
His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his
wife, it is not good to marry.
But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they
to whom it is given.
For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and
there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs,
which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is
able to receive it, let him receive it.
Then were there brought unto him little children, that
he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
But Jesus said, Suffer
little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the
kingdom of heaven.
And he laid his hands on them, and departed thence.
And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good
Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
And he said unto him, Why callest
thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter
into life, keep the commandments.
He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder,
Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false
Ex 20:13-16 Dt 5:17-20
father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
The young man saith unto him,
All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt
be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt
have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
But when the young man heard that saying, he went
away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto
you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
And again I say unto you, It
is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to
enter into the kingdom of God.
When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who
then can be saved?
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but
with God all things are possible.
Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken
all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say
unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of
man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve
thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren,
or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's
sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
But many that are first
shall be last; and the last shall be first.
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