Book 40 of 66: Matthew: Chapter 019 of 28

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Jesus Christ





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040:019:001
And it came to pass,
that when Jesus had finished these sayings,
he departed from Galilee,
and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan;


040:019:002
And great multitudes followed him;
and he healed them there.


040:019:003
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?


040:019:004
And he answered and said unto them,
Have ye not read,
that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,


040:019:005
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?


040:019:006
Wherefore they are no more twain,
but one flesh.
What therefore God hath joined together,
let not man put asunder.


040:019:007
They say unto him,
Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement,
and to put her away?


040:019:008
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.


040:019:009
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.


040:019:010
His disciples say unto him,
If the case of the man be so with his wife,
it is not good to marry.


040:019:011
But he said unto them,
All men cannot receive this saying,
save they to whom it is given.


040:019:012
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.


040:019:013
Then were there brought unto him little children,
that he should put his hands on them,
and pray:
and the disciples rebuked them.


040:019:014
But Jesus said,
Suffer little children,
and forbid them not,
to come unto me:
for of such is the kingdom of heaven.


040:019:015
And he laid his hands on them,
and departed thence.


040:019:016
And,
behold,
one came and said unto him,
Good Master,
what good thing shall I do,
that I may have eternal life?


040:019:017
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.


040:019:018
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 witness,


040:019:019
Honour thy father and thy mother:
and,
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.


040:019:020
The young man saith unto him,
All these things have I kept from my youth up:
what lack I yet?


040:019:021
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.


040:019:022
But when the young man heard that saying,
he went away sorrowful:
for he had great possessions.


040:019:023
Then said Jesus unto his disciples,
Verily I say unto you,
That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.


040:019:024
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.


040:019:025
When his disciples heard it,
they were exceedingly amazed,
saying,
Who then can be saved?


040:019:026
But Jesus beheld them,
and said unto them,
With men this is impossible;
but with God all things are possible.


040:019:027
Then answered Peter and said unto him,
Behold,
we have forsaken all,
and followed thee;
what shall we have therefore?


040:019:028
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.


040:019:029
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.


040:019:030
But many that are first shall be last;
and the last shall be first.


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