Matthew 19:1 And it came to pass, when Jesus ended these words, he removed from Galilee and came into the bounds of Judaea beyond the Jordan.
Christ healeth the sick:
Matthew 19:2 And there followed him large multitudes, and he cured them there.
answereth the Pharisees concerning divorcement:
Matthew 19:3 And there came unto him Pharisees, testing him, and saying,Whether is it allowed a man to divorce his wife, for every cause? Matthew 19:4 And, he, answering, saidDid ye never readHe who created at the beginning, Male and female, made them, Matthew 19:5 and saidFor this cause, will a man leave his father and his mother, and be united to his wife,and, the two, will become, one flesh; Matthew 19:6 So that, the longer, are they, two, but, one flesh, What, therefore, God, hath yoked together, Let not, a man, put asunder. Matthew 19:7 They say unto himWhy then did, Moses, command, to give a writing of repudiation and to divorce? Matthew 19:8 He saith unto themMoses, in view of your hardness of heart, permitted you to divorce your wives; From the beginning however, hath it not been done, thus. Matthew 19:9 And I say unto youWhosoever shall divorce his wife, saving for unfaithfulness, and shall marry another, committeth adultery.
sheweth when marriage is necessary:
Matthew 19:10 The disciples say unto himIf, so, is the cause of the husband with the wife, it is not expedient to marry. Matthew 19:11 But, he, said unto themNot all, find room for he word, save they to whom it hath been given; Matthew 19:12 For there, are, eunuchs, who, from their mother's womb, were born so, and there, are, eunuchs, who were made eunuchs, by men,and there, are, eunuchs, who have made, themselves, eunuchs, for the sake the kingdom of the heavens: He that is able to find room, let him find room.
receiveth little children:
Matthew 19:13 Then, were brought unto him children,that he might lay his hands upon them, and pray. And, the disciples, rebuked them. Matthew 19:14 But, Jesus, saidSuffer the childrenand do not hinder themto come unto me,for, of such, is the kingdom of the heavens. Matthew 19:15 And, laying his hands upon them, he went his way from thence.
instructeth the young man how to attain eternal life,
Matthew 19:16 And lo! one coming near unto him, said, Teacher! what good thing shall I do, that I may have life age-abiding? Matthew 19:17 And, he, said unto himWhy dost thou question me concerning that which is good? There is, One, that is good! But, if thou desirest, into life, to enter, be keeping the commandments. Matthew 19:18 He saith unto him, Which? Jesus, saidThese: Thou shalt not commit murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal,Thou shalt not bear false witness; Matthew 19:19 Honour thy father and thy mother,andThou shalt love thy neighbour as, thyself.
and how to be perfect:
Matthew 19:20 The young man saith unto himThese all, have I kept,What, further, do I lack? Matthew 19:21 Jesus said unto himIf thou desirest to be perfect, Withdraw! sell thy substance, and give to the destitute,and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens; and come! be following me. Matthew 19:22 And the young man, hearing, this word, went away sorrowing,for he was holding large possessions.
telleth his disciples how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God:
Matthew 19:23 And, Jesus, said unto his disciplesVerily, I say unto you, A rich man, with difficulty, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens. Matthew 19:24 Again I say unto youEasier, is it for, a camel, through the eye of a needle, to enter, than a rich maninto the kingdom of God. Matthew 19:25 And, hearing it, the disciples were being struck with the greatest astonishment, sayingWho then can be saved? Matthew 19:26 And, looking intently, Jesus said unto themWith men, this is, impossible, but, with God, all things are possible.
and promiseth reward to those that forsake any thing to follow him.
Matthew 19:27 Then, making answer, Peter said unto himLo! we, have left all, and followed thee,What then shall there be, for us? Matthew 19:28 And, Jesus, said unto themVerily, I say unto you, As for you who followed me in the regeneration, When the Son of Man shall take his seat on his throne of glory, ye also, shall be seated upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Matthew 19:29 And, whosoever left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or children, or lands, for sake of my name, manifold, shall receive, and life, age-abiding, shall inherit. Matthew 19:30 But many shall befirst-last, and last-first.