19:1 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;
19:1 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these sayings, that He departed from Galilee and came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.

19:2 And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there.
19:2 And great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them there.

19:3 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?
19:3 The Pharisees also came to Him, testing Him, and saying to Him, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for just any reason?"

19:4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made [them] at the beginning made them male and female,
19:4 And He answered and said to them, "Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning 'made them male and female,'

19:5 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?
19:5 "and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'?

19:6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
19:6 "So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate."

19:7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?
19:7 They said to Him, "Why then did Moses command to give a certificate of divorce, and to put her away?"

19:8 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.
19:8 He said to them, "Moses, because of the hardness of your hearts, permitted you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.

19:9 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.
19:9 "And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery."

19:10 His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with [his] wife, it is not good to marry.
19:10 His disciples said to Him, "If such is the case of the man with his wife, it is better not to marry."

19:11 But he said unto them, All [men] cannot receive this saying, save [they] to whom it is given.
19:11 But He said to them, "All cannot accept this saying, but only those to whom it has been given:

19:12 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].
19:12 "For there are eunuchs who were born thus from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He who is able to accept it, let him accept it."

19:13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put [his] hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
19:13 Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them.

19:14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
19:14 But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven."

19:15 And he laid [his] hands on them, and departed thence.
19:15 And He laid His hands on them and departed from there.

19:16 And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
19:16 Now behold, one came and said to Him, "Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?"

19:17 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.
19:17 So He said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."

19:18 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,
19:18 He said to Him, "Which ones?" Jesus said, " 'You shall not murder,' 'You shall not commit adultery,' 'You shall not steal,' 'You shall not bear false witness,'

19:19 Honour thy father and [thy] mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
19:19 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'"

19:20 The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?
19:20 The young man said to Him, "All these things I have kept from my youth. What do I still lack?"

19:21 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.
19:21 Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

19:22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.
19:22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.

19:23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
19:23 Then Jesus said to His disciples, "Assuredly, I say to you that it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

19:24 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.
19:24 "And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."

19:25 When his disciples heard [it], they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?
19:25 When His disciples heard it, they were greatly astonished, saying, "Who then can be saved?"

19:26 But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
19:26 But Jesus looked at them and said to them, "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

19:27 Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
19:27 Then Peter answered and said to Him, "See, we have left all and followed You. Therefore what shall we have?"

19:28 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.
19:28 So Jesus said to them, "Assuredly I say to you, that in the regeneration, when the Son of Man sits on the throne of His glory, you who have followed Me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

19:29 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.
19:29 "And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.

19:30 But many [that are] first shall be last; and the last [shall be] first.
19:30 "But many who are first will be last, and the last first.