The New Testament
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Matthew 19:16Matthew 19:26

d. The Way for a Rich Man to Enter into the Kingdom

16 aAnd behold, someone came to Him and said, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may 1have beternal life?

17 And He said to him, Why do you ask Me concerning what is good? There is only 1One who is 2agood. But if you want to 3benter into life, 4ckeep the commandments.

18 He said to Him, Which ones? And Jesus said, "You shall anot murder; you shall not commit adultery; you shall not steal; you shall not bear false witness;

19 aHonor your father and mother; and you shall blove your neighbor as yourself.''

20 The young man said to Him, All these things I have kept. What do I still lack?

21 Jesus said to him, If you want to be 1aperfect, go, bsell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have ctreasure in the heavens; and come, 2dfollow Me.

22 But the young man, hearing this word, went away 1sorrowing, for he had many possessions.

23 aAnd Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say to you, Only with difficulty will a brich man enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

24 And again I say to you, It is 1easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the akingdom of 2God.

25 And when the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and said, Who then can be 1saved?

26 And looking upon them, Jesus said to them, With men this is 1impossible, but with God all things are 1apossible.