Matthew 19:16–21

The Rich Young Ruler

16 aAnd someone came to Him and said, “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain beternal life?”

17 And He said to him, Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but aif you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.”

18 Then he * said to Him, “Which ones?” And Jesus said, aYou shall not commit murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness;

19 aHonor your father and mother; and bYou shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

20 The young man * said to Him, “All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?”

21 Jesus said to him, If you wish to be 1complete, go and asell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have btreasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”

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