Matthew 19
NMV
19
1It came to pass when Yeshua [God is Salvation] finished these words he passed on from Galil [circuit] and came to the outskirts of the land of Y’hudah [Praise] across the Yarden [descender].
2There followed him large crowds and he healed all of them.
3Then the P’rushim (Pharisees) [separatists] came to him to tempt him. They asked him saying: ‘Is it permissible for one to leave his wife for any matter and to give her a bill of divorce’.
4He answered them: “Have you not read that He who made them of old, male and female He created them”.
5He said: “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and cleave (split open; cut open; divide) to his wife and they will become one flesh”.
6“If so, they are not two but one flesh, and whatever The Creator has joined together man is unable to separate”
7They said to him: ‘If so, why did Moshe [drawn out] command to give her a bill of divorce and to send her away from his house?’
8He said to them: “Moshe [drawn out], because of the obstinacy of your heart, said for you to leave your wives. But from the beginning it was not so”.
9“I say to you that everyone who leaves his wife and takes another, commits adultery; and he who takes her who has been divorced commits adultery”.
10Then his disciples said to him: ‘If the matter of a man with his wife is so, it is not good to take her’.
11He said to them: “This matter is not for everyone but for those to whom it has been given”.
12“Because there are eunuchs from their birth; these are those who have not sinned. There are eunuchs made by man and there are self-made eunuchs who subdue their desire for the sake of the Kingdom of heaven; these are those who enter into great prominence. Whoever is able to understand let him understand”.
13Then they brought children to him that he might lay his hand on them and pray for them, but his disciples were driving them away.
14Yeshua [God is Salvation] said to them: “Permit the children to come to me and do not restrain them, for the Kingdom of heaven is theirs. Truly I say to you that one will not enter the Kingdom of heaven except he shall be like these”.
15So he laid his hand on them and went on from there.
16A young man came to him doing homage to him and said to him: ‘Rabbi what good thing shall I do to acquire the life of the world to come?’
17He answered him: “Why do you ask me about good? No man is good; because The Mighty One alone is good. But if you wish to enter life keep the commandments”.
18He said to him: ‘What are they?’ Yeshua [God is Salvation] said to him: “Thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness against your neighbor”.
19“Honour your father and your mother and love your neighbour as yourself”
20The young man said to him: ‘All these I have kept, so what, yet, do I lack?’
21Yeshua [God is Salvation] said unto him: “If you wish to be perfect go and sell all which you have and give it to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven and follow me”.
22It came to pass when the young man heard he went away angry because he did not have much property.
23Yeshua [God is Salvation] said to his disciples: “Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of heaven”.
24“Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to enter the eye of a needle than a rich man the Kingdom of heaven”
25The disciples heard and were exceedingly amazed and said to Yeshua [God is Salvation]: ‘If so, who can save?’
26He turned to them and said: “With man the matter is difficult, but with The Most High everything is easy”.
27Kefa [pebble] answered and said to him: ‘Behold we have left all to follow after you; what will be ours?’
28Yeshua [God is Salvation] said: “Truly I say to you who follow me; in the day of judgment when The Son of Man sits upon the throne of his glory you also will sit upon the twelve thrones of the twelve tribes of Y’sra’el [he who holds onto the heal of God] [he who holds onto the heal of God]
29“Everyone who leaves his house, and his brothers, also his sisters, his father, his mother, his wife and his children for my name will receive a hundred like them and will inherit the Kingdom of heaven”
30“Many who are first will be last and many who are last will be first”

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