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1 After leaving there, he came into the territory of Judaea and Transjordan. And again crowds gathered round him, and again he taught them, as his custom was.
John 10:40  John 11:7  Eccl 12:9  Jer 32:33  John 18:20  Mark 2:13  Mark 4:2 

2 Some Pharisees approached him and asked, 'Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?' They were putting him to the test.
1Cor 7:10-11  John 8:6  Luke 11:53-54  Matt 23:13  1Cor 10:9  John 7:32  John 7:48 

3 He answered them, 'What did Moses command you?'
Gal 4:21  Isa 8:20  John 5:39  Luke 10:25 

4 They replied, 'Moses allowed us to draw up a writ of dismissal in cases of divorce.'
Deut 24:1-4  Matt 5:31-32  Isa 50:1  Jer 3:1  Matt 1:19  Matt 19:7 

5 Then Jesus said to them, 'It was because you were so hard hearted that he wrote this commandment for you.
Matt 19:8  Acts 7:51  Neh 9:16-17  Deut 9:6  Deut 31:27  Heb 3:7-10  Neh 9:26 

6 But from the beginning of creation he made them male and female.
Gen 1:27  Gen 5:2  2Pet 3:4  Gen 1:1  Gen 2:20-23  Mal 2:14-16  Mark 13:19 

7 This is why a man leaves his father and mother,
Eph 5:31  Gen 2:24  Matt 19:5-6 

8 and the two become one flesh. They are no longer two, therefore, but one flesh.
1Cor 6:16  Eph 5:28  Gen 2:24 

9 So then, what God has united, human beings must not divide.'
Rom 7:1-3  1Chr 7:10-13 

10 Back in the house the disciples questioned him again about this,
Mark 4:10  Mark 9:28  Mark 9:33 

11 and he said to them, 'Whoever divorces his wife and marries another is guilty of adultery against her.
Luke 16:18  Matt 19:9  1Cor 7:4  1Cor 7:10-11  Heb 13:4  Matt 5:31-32  Rom 7:3 

12 And if a woman divorces her husband and marries another she is guilty of adultery too.'
1Cor 7:11  1Cor 7:13 

13 People were bringing little children to him, for him to touch them. The disciples scolded them,
Matt 19:13-15  Luke 18:15-17  Mark 10:48  Exod 10:9-11  Joel 2:16  Mark 9:38  Deut 31:12-13 

14 but when Jesus saw this he was indignant and said to them, 'Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.
1Pet 2:2  2Tim 3:15  Matt 18:4  Matt 18:10  Matt 19:14  1Cor 7:14  1Cor 14:20 

15 In truth I tell you, anyone who does not welcome the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.'
Matt 18:3  Luke 18:17  John 3:3-6 

16 Then he embraced them, laid his hands on them and gave them his blessing.
Mark 9:36  Deut 28:3  Gen 48:14-16  Isa 40:11  John 21:15-17  Luke 2:28-34  Luke 24:50-51 

17 He was setting out on a journey when a man ran up, knelt before him and put this question to him, 'Good master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?'
Luke 18:18-30  Matt 19:16-30  Rom 2:7  Mark 1:40  John 5:39  Acts 2:37  Acts 9:6 

18 Jesus said to him, 'Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.
Luke 18:19  1John 4:16  1Sam 2:2  1John 4:8  Matt 19:17  Jas 1:17  John 5:41-44 

19 You know the commandments: You shall not kill; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not give false witness; You shall not defraud; Honour your father and mother.'
Exod 20:12-17  Luke 18:20  Rom 13:9  1Cor 6:7-9  1Thess 4:6  Deut 5:16-24  Gal 4:21 

20 And he said to him, 'Master, I have kept all these since my earliest days.'
Ezek 33:31-32  Matt 19:20  Phil 3:6  2Tim 3:5  Ezek 5:14  Isa 58:2  Luke 10:29 

21 Jesus looked steadily at him and he was filled with love for him, and he said, 'You need to do one thing more. Go and sell what you own and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.'
Acts 2:45  Luke 12:33  1Pet 1:4-5  1Tim 6:17-19  2Cor 12:15  Jas 2:10  Luke 10:42 

22 But his face fell at these words and he went away sad, for he was a man of great wealth.
1John 2:15-16  1Tim 6:9-10  2Tim 4:10  Eph 5:5  Luke 12:15  Ezek 33:31  Job 21:7-15 

23 Jesus looked round and said to his disciples, 'How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!'
1Cor 1:26  Luke 18:24  Mark 3:5  2Pet 1:11  Jas 2:5  Jas 4:4  John 3:5 

24 The disciples were astounded by these words, but Jesus insisted, 'My children,' he said to them, 'how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
1Tim 6:17  Ps 52:7  Prov 11:28  Jas 5:1-3  John 13:33  John 21:5  Rev 3:17 

25 It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for someone rich to enter the kingdom of God.'
Jer 13:23  Matt 7:3-5  Matt 19:24-25  Matt 23:24  Luke 18:25 

26 They were more astonished than ever, saying to one another, 'In that case, who can be saved?'
2Cor 11:23  Acts 16:31  Luke 13:23  Luke 18:26  Mark 6:51  Mark 7:37  Rom 10:9-13 

27 Jesus gazed at them and said, 'By human resources it is impossible, but not for God: because for God everything is possible.'
Matt 19:26  Jer 32:27  Job 42:2  Luke 1:37  Gen 18:13-14  Jer 32:17  Luke 18:27 

28 Peter took this up. 'Look,' he said to him, 'we have left everything and followed you.'
Luke 14:33  Mark 1:16-20  Matt 19:27-30  Luke 18:28-30  Matt 4:20  Matt 4:22  Phil 3:7-9 

29 Jesus said, 'In truth I tell you, there is no one who has left house, brothers, sisters, mother, father, children or land for my sake and for the sake of the gospel
1Cor 9:23  Mark 8:35  Rev 2:3  Gen 12:1-3  Heb 11:24-26  Deut 33:9-11  Gen 45:20 

30 who will not receive a hundred times as much, houses, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and land -- and persecutions too -- now in this present time and, in the world to come, eternal life.
Phil 3:8  2Cor 6:10  John 16:22-23  Luke 18:30  1John 2:25  2Thess 2:16  Jas 1:12 

31 Many who are first will be last, and the last, first.'
Matt 19:30  Luke 13:30  Matt 20:16  Acts 13:46-48  Luke 7:29-30  Luke 7:40-47  Luke 18:11-14 

32 They were on the road, going up to Jerusalem; Jesus was walking on ahead of them; they were in a daze, and those who followed were apprehensive. Once more taking the Twelve aside he began to tell them what was going to happen to him,
Matt 20:17-19  Luke 9:51  John 11:8  John 11:16  Luke 10:23  Luke 18:31-34  Mark 4:34 

33 'Now we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man is about to be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the gentiles,
Matt 27:2  Acts 3:13-14  Mark 8:31  Matt 16:21  Matt 26:66  Acts 13:27  Acts 20:22 

34 who will mock him and spit at him and scourge him and put him to death; and after three days he will rise again.'
Mark 14:65  Matt 16:21  Matt 26:67  1Cor 15:4  Hos 6:2  Isa 50:6  Isa 53:3 

35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached him. 'Master,' they said to him, 'We want you to do us a favour.'
Matt 20:20-28  1Kgs 2:16  1Kgs 2:20  2Sam 14:4-11  Mark 1:19-20  Mark 14:33  Mark 5:37 

36 He said to them, 'What is it you want me to do for you?'
Mark 10:51  1Kgs 3:5-15  John 15:7 

37 They said to him, 'Allow us to sit one at your right hand and the other at your left in your glory.'
Matt 19:28  Ps 110:1  1Kgs 22:19  1Pet 1:11  Luke 24:26  Mark 8:38  Mark 16:19 

38 But Jesus said to them, 'You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I shall drink, or be baptised with the baptism with which I shall be baptised?'
Luke 12:50  Isa 51:22  John 18:11  Luke 22:42  Mark 14:36  1Kgs 2:22  Jas 4:3 

39 They replied, 'We can.' Jesus said to them, 'The cup that I shall drink you shall drink, and with the baptism with which I shall be baptised you shall be baptised,
Acts 12:2  Rev 1:9  Col 1:24  John 13:37  John 15:20  John 17:14  Mark 14:31 

40 but as for seats at my right hand or my left, these are not mine to grant; they belong to those to whom they have been allotted.'
Matt 25:34  Heb 11:16  John 17:2  John 17:24  Matt 20:23 

41 When the other ten heard this they began to feel indignant with James and John,
Phil 2:3  Rom 12:10  Prov 13:10  Jas 4:5  Luke 22:24  Mark 9:33-36  Matt 20:24 

42 so Jesus called them to him and said to them, 'You know that among the gentiles those they call their rulers lord it over them, and their great men make their authority felt.
1Pet 5:3  Luke 22:25  Matt 20:25 

43 Among you this is not to happen. No; anyone who wants to become great among you must be your servant,
Matt 23:8-12  Mark 9:35  1Cor 9:19-23  Luke 18:14  Matt 20:26-27  Gal 5:13  John 13:13-18 

44 and anyone who wants to be first among you must be slave to all.

45 For the Son of man himself came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.'
Matt 20:28  Phil 2:5-8  Titus 2:14  2Cor 8:9  John 10:15  Luke 22:26-27  Heb 5:8 

46 They reached Jericho; and as he left Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus -- that is, the son of Timaeus -- a blind beggar, was sitting at the side of the road.
Matt 20:29-34  John 9:8  Luke 18:35-1  Acts 3:2-3  Luke 16:20  Luke 16:22 

47 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout and cry out, 'Son of David, Jesus, have pity on me.'
Matt 9:27  Luke 18:36-37  Mark 1:24  Acts 6:14  Acts 13:22-23  Isa 9:6-7  Isa 11:1 

48 And many of them scolded him and told him to keep quiet, but he only shouted all the louder, 'Son of David, have pity on me.'
Matt 19:13  Eph 6:18  Gen 32:24-28  Heb 5:7  Jer 29:13  Luke 11:5-10  Luke 18:1-8 

49 Jesus stopped and said, 'Call him here.' So they called the blind man over. 'Courage,' they said, 'get up; he is calling you.'
Matt 20:32-34  Ps 86:15  Heb 2:17  John 11:28  Luke 18:40  Ps 145:8  Heb 4:15 

50 So throwing off his cloak, he jumped up and went to Jesus.
Heb 12:1  Phil 3:7-9 

51 Then Jesus spoke, 'What do you want me to do for you?' The blind man said to him, 'Rabbuni, let me see again.'
Mark 10:36  Luke 18:41-43  Matt 7:7  2Chr 1:7  John 20:16  Matt 6:8  Matt 23:7 

52 Jesus said to him, 'Go; your faith has saved you.' And at once his sight returned and he followed him along the road.
Matt 9:22  Luke 7:50  Luke 8:2-3  Mark 5:34  Mark 8:25  Acts 26:18  Isa 29:18-19