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19:1 When Jesus finished saying these things, he left Galilee and entered the area of Judea on the other side of the Jordan.

και
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and
εγενετο
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came-to-be
ὁτε
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when
ετελεσεν
G5055
fully-paid

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the
ιησους
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Jesus
τους
G3588
the
λογους
G3056
sayings
τουτους
G5128
these
μετηρεν
G3332
elevated-with
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
γαλιλαιας
G1056
[of]-Galilee
και
G2532
and
ηλθεν
G2064
came
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
ὁρια
G3725
boundaries
της
G3588
[of]-the
ιουδαιας
G2449
[of]-Judea
περαν
G4008
other-side
του
G3588
[of]-the
ιορδανου
G2446
[of]-Jordan

19:2 A large crowd followed him, and he healed them there.

και
G2532
and
ηκολουθησαν
G190
they-followed
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
οχλοι
G3793
crowds
πολλοι
G4183
many
και
G2532
and
εθεραπευσεν
G2323
cured
αυτους
G846
them
εκει
G1563
there

19:3 Then the Pharisees came to test him: “Is ‘No-Fault Divorce’ legal?”

και
G2532
and
προσηλθον
G4334
they-approached
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
φαρισαιοι
G5330
Pharisees
πειραζοντες
G3985
testing
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
και
G2532
and
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
ει.
G1487
if
εξεστιν
G1832
is-allowed
ανθρωπω
G444
[to]-person
απολυσαι
G630
to-release
την
G3588
the
γυναικα
G1135
woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
κατα
G2596
down
πασαν
G3956
all
αιτιαν
G156
cause

19:4 “Haven’t you read,” replied Jesus, “that God made them male and female from the very beginning,


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the
δε
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yet
αποκριθεις
G611
responding
ειπεν
G2036
said
ουκ
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not
ανεγνωτε
G314
yous-read
ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
κτισας
G2936
forming
απ᾽
G575
from
αρχης
G746
[of]-origin
αρσεν
G730
male
και
G2532
and
θηλυ
G2338
female
εποιησεν
G4160
did
αυτους
G846
them

19:5 and that ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’?

και
G2532
and
ειπεν
G2036
said
ἑνεκα
G1752
because-of
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
καταλειψει
G2641
shall-leave-behind
ανθρωπος
G444
person
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
μητερα
G3384
mother
και
G2532
and
κολληθησεται
G2853
shall-be-joined
τη
G3588
[to]-the
γυναικι
G1135
[to]-woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
εσονται
G2071
they-shall-be
οἱ
G3588
the
δυο
G1417
two
εις
G1519
into
σαρκα
G4561
flesh
μιαν
G1520
one

19:6 So then, what God has joined together, people must not separate.”

ὡστε
G5620
so-too
ουκετι
G3765
no-longer
εισιν
G1526
they-are
δυο
G1417
two
αλλα
G235
but
σαρξ
G4561
flesh
μια
G1520
one

G3588
the
ουν
G3767
then

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
συνεζευξεν
G4801
harnessed-together
ανθρωπος
G444
person
μη
G3361
not
χωριζετω
G5563
let-him/her/it-separate!

19:7 “Then why did Moses command that she be given a certificate of divorce and released?” they asked.

λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
τι
G5101
what
ουν
G3767
then
μωϋσης
G3475
Moses
ενετειλατο
G1781
commanded
δουναι
G1325
to-give
βιβλιον
G975
scroll
αποστασιου
G647
[of]-divorce
και
G2532
and
απολυσαι
G630
to-release
αυτην
G846
herself

19:8 “Moses permitted it because of your stubbornness,” Jesus answered.“ But it was not originally that way.

λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
ὁτι
G3754
since
μωϋσης
G3475
Moses
προς
G4314
toward
την
G3588
the
σκληροκαρδιαν
G4641
hard-heartedness
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
επετρεψεν
G2010
permitted
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
απολυσαι
G630
to-release
τας
G3588
those
γυναικας
G1135
women
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
απ᾽
G575
from
αρχης
G746
[of]-origin
δε
G1161
yet
ου
G3756
not
γεγονεν
G1096
has-come-to-be
οὑτως
G3779
likewise

19:9 So it follows that if any man divorces his wife when she hasn’t been unfaithful, and he marries someone else, he is committing adultery.”

λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
δε
G1161
yet
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
ὁς
G3739
who
αν
G302
ever
απολυση
G630
may-release
την
G3588
the
γυναικα
G1135
woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
μη
G3361
not
επι
G1909
on
πορνεια
G4202
promiscuity
και
G2532
and
γαμηση
G1060
may-marry
αλλην
G243
other
μοιχαται
G3429
commits-adultery

19:10 Then his disciples remarked, “If that’s how it is between a husband and wife, it would be better not to marry!”

λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ει.
G1487
if
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
αιτια
G156
cause
του
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπου
G444
[of]-person
μετα
G3326
with
της
G3588
[of]-the
γυναικος
G1135
[of]-woman
ου
G3756
not
συμφερει
G4851
is-carrying-together
γαμησαι
G1060
to-marry

19:11 “Not everyone can accept this,” Jesus replied.“ But only those to whom it has been given.


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the
δε
G1161
yet
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
ου
G3756
not
παντες
G3956
all
χωρουσιν
G5562
they-are-spacing
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
τουτον
G5126
this
αλλ᾽
G235
but
οἱς
G3739
[to]-whom
δεδοται
G1325
has-been-given

19:12 Some men were born eunuchs, others were castrated, and still others have chosen to be celibate for the sake of the kingdom of the heavens. Those to whom this applies can accept it.”

εισιν
G1526
they-are
γαρ
G1063
because
ευνουχοι
G2135
eunuchs
οἱτινες
G3748
who
εκ
G1537
out
κοιλιας
G2836
[of]-cavity
μητρος
G3384
[of]-mother
εγεννηθησαν
G5681
they-were-generated
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
και
G2532
and
εισιν
G1526
they-are
ευνουχοι
G2135
eunuchs
οἱτινες
G3748
who
ευνουχισθησαν
G2134
they-were-castrated
ὑπο
G5259
under
των
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people
και
G2532
and
εισιν
G1526
they-are
ευνουχοι
G2135
eunuchs
οἱτινες
G3748
who
ευνουχισαν
G2134
they-castrated
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves
δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies

G3588
the
δυναμενος
G1410
being-able
χωρειν
G5562
to-have-space
χωρειτω
G5562
let-him/her/it-have-space!

19:13 Next some people brought their little ones to present to Jesus so he could pray for them, but the disciples rebuked them.

τοτε
G5119
then
προσηνεχθησαν
G4374
they-were-offered
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
παιδια
G3813
little-ones
ἱνα
G2443
that
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
επιθη
G2007
may-place-upon
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
και
G2532
and
προσευξηται
G4336
may-pray
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
επετιμησαν
G2008
they-rebuked
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them

19:14 So Jesus said, “Leave them alone! Don’t forbid them to come to me, because the kingdom of the heavens is composed of such people.”


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the
δε
G1161
yet
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αφετε
G863
yous-send-forth!
τα
G3588
the
παιδια
G3813
little-ones
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
κωλυετε
G2967
yous-prevent!
αυτα
G846
themselves
ελθειν
G2064
to-come
προς
G4314
toward
με
G3165
me
των
G3588
[of]-the
γαρ
G1063
because
τοιουτων
G5108
[of]-such-things
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies

19:15 Then he blessed them and went on from there.

και
G2532
and
επιθεις
G2007
placing-upon
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
επορευθη
G4198
went
εκειθεν
G1564
from-there

19:16 Suddenly someone came up to him and said, “Teacher, what good things must I do in order to have eternal life?”

και
G2532
and
ιδου
G2400
look!
εἱς
G1520
one
προσελθων
G4334
approaching
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ειπεν
G2036
said
διδασκαλε
G1320
oh-teacher
τι
G5101
what
αγαθον
G18
good
ποιησω
G4160
I-should-do
ἱνα
G2443
that
σχω
G5632
I-should-have
ζωην
G2222
life
αιωνιον
G166
age-long

19:17 “Why do you ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “Only One is truly good. But if you want to enter into eternal life, hold tight to the commandments.”


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
τι
G5101
what
με
G3165
me
ερωτας
G2065
you-are-asking
περι
G4012
about
του
G3588
[of]-the
αγαθου
G18
[of]-good
εἱς
G1520
one
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
αγαθος
G18
good
ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
θελεις
G2309
you-are-choosing
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
ζωην
G2222
life
εισελθειν
G1525
to-enter
τηρησον
G5083
you-guard!
τας
G3588
those
εντολας
G1785
injunctions

19:18 “Which ones?” asked the young person. “Don’t murder, don’t commit adultery, don’t steal, don’t give false testimony,

λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ποιας
G4169
[of]-what-kind-of?

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
το
G3588
the
ου
G3756
not
φονευσεις
G5407
you-shall-murder
ου
G3756
not
μοιχευσεις
G3431
you-shall-commit-adultery
ου
G3756
not
κλεψεις
G2813
you-shall-steal
ου
G3756
not
ψευδομαρτυρησεις
G5576
you-shall-give-false-testimony

19:19 honor your father and mother, and love your neighbor as yourself,” Jesus answered.

τιμα
G5091
you-value!
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
μητερα
G3384
mother
και
G2532
and
αγαπησεις
G25
yous-shall-love
τον
G3588
the
πλησιον
G4139
nearby
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὡς
G5613
as
σεαυτον
G4572
yourself

19:20 “I’ve kept all those since my youth,” the person replied. “What am I missing?”

λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]

G3588
the
νεανισκος
G3495
youth
παντα
G3956
all
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
εφυλαξα
G5442
I-guarded
τι
G5101
what
ετι
G2089
still
ὑστερω
G5302
I-am-lacking

19:21 “If you want to be complete,” replied Jesus, “go and sell all your possessions and give the proceeds to the destitute, and you will have treasure in the heavens. Then come and follow me.”

εφη
G5346
affirmed
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ει.
G1487
if
θελεις
G2309
you-are-choosing
τελειος
G5046
mature
ειναι
G1511
to-be
ὑπαγε
G5217
you-withdraw!
πωλησον
G4453
you-sell!
σου
G4675
[of]-you
τα
G3588
the
ὑπαρχοντα
G5224
possessions
και
G2532
and
δος
G1325
you-give!
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
πτωχοις
G4434
[to]-destitute
και
G2532
and
ἑξεις
G2192
you-shall-have
θησαυρον
G2344
treasure
εν
G1722
in
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies
και
G2532
and
δευρο
G1204
here
ακολουθει
G190
you-follow!
μοι
G3427
[to]-me

19:22 Now when the young person heard this, he went away dejected, because he was very wealthy.

ακουσας
G191
hearing
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
νεανισκος
G3495
youth
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
απηλθεν
G565
departed
λυπουμενος
G3076
being-saddened
ην
G2258
was
γαρ
G1063
because
εχων
G2192
having
κτηματα
G2933
acquisitions
πολλα
G4183
many

19:23 So Jesus remarked to his disciples, “It is truly difficult for the rich to enter into the kingdom of the heavens!


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
μαθηταις
G3101
[to]-pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
πλουσιος
G4145
rich
δυσκολως
G1423
hard-to-please
εισελευσεται
G1525
shall-enter
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies

19:24 I tell you, it would be easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for the rich to enter the kingdom of God.”

παλιν
G3825
again
δε
G1161
yet
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ευκοπωτερον
G2123
easier
εστιν
G2076
is
καμηλον
G2574
camel
δια
G1223
through
τρυπηματος
G5169
[of]-aperture
ῥαφιδος
G4476
[of]-needle
διελθειν
G1330
to-pass-through
η
G2228
or-else
πλουσιον
G4145
rich
εισελθειν
G1525
to-enter
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

19:25 This shocked the disciples, so they asked, “Then who can possibly be saved?”

ακουσαντες
G191
hearing
δε
G1161
yet
οἱ
G3588
the
μαθηται
G3101
pupils
εξεπλησσοντο
G1605
they-were-awestruck
σφοδρα
G4970
extremely
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
τις
G5101
who
αρα
G686
consequently
δυναται
G1410
is-able
σωθηναι
G4982
to-be-saved

19:26 Then Jesus looked at them and said, “This is impossible for people, but God can do anything!”

εμβλεψας
G1689
looking-at
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
παρα
G3844
beside
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people
τουτο
G5124
this
αδυνατον
G102
unable
εστιν
G2076
is
παρα
G3844
beside
δε
G1161
yet
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
παντα
G3956
all
δυνατα
G1415
able

19:27 Then Peter spoke up: “See, we’ve given up everything to follow you. So what will happen to us?”

τοτε
G5119
then
αποκριθεις
G611
responding

G3588
the
πετρος
G4074
Peter
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ιδου
G2400
look!
ἡμεις
G2249
we
αφηκαμεν
G863
we-sent-away
παντα
G3956
all
και
G2532
and
ηκολουθησαμεν
G190
we-followed
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
τι
G5101
what
αρα
G686
consequently
εσται
G2071
shall-be
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us

19:28 And Jesus answered, “I can assure you who have followed me, that when everything is made new again and the Human sits on his majestic throne, you Twelve will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
οἱ
G3588
the
ακολουθησαντες
G190
following
μοι
G3427
[to]-me
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
παλιγγενεσια
G3824
[to]-rebirth
ὁταν
G3752
whenever
καθιση
G2523
may-sit

G3588
the
υἱος
G5207
son
του
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπου
G444
[of]-person
επι
G1909
on
θρονου
G2362
[of]-throne
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
καθησεσθε
G2521
yous-shall-sit
και
G2532
and
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
επι
G1909
on
δωδεκα
G1427
twelve
θρονους
G2362
thrones
κρινοντες
G2919
judging
τας
G3588
those
δωδεκα
G1427
twelve
φυλας
G5443
tribes
του
G3588
[of]-the
ισραηλ
G2474
Israel

19:29 Everyone who has given up houses, brothers or sisters, father or mother, children, or land on my account, will be given back a hundred times as much, along with inheriting eternal life.

και
G2532
and
πας
G3956
all
ὁστις
G3748
who
αφηκεν
G863
sent-forward
οικιας
G3614
houses
η
G2228
or-else
αδελφους
G80
siblings
η
G2228
or-else
αδελφας
G79
sisters
η
G2228
or-else
πατερα
G3962
father
η
G2228
or-else
μητερα
G3384
mother
η
G2228
or-else
τεκνα
G5043
children
η
G2228
or-else
αγρους
G68
fields
ἑνεκεν
G1752
because-of
του
G3588
[of]-the
ονοματος
G3686
[of]-name
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ἑκατονταπλασιονα
G1542
hundred-times
λημψεται
G2983
shall-get
και
G2532
and
ζωην
G2222
life
αιωνιον
G166
age-long
κληρονομησει
G2816
should-inherit

19:30 And the prominent will be least important, while the least important will be prominent.

πολλοι
G4183
many
δε
G1161
yet
εσονται
G2071
they-shall-be
πρωτοι
G4413
first
εσχατοι
G2078
farthest
και
G2532
and
εσχατοι
G2078
farthest
πρωτοι
G4413
first