Matthew 19:16–17

The Rich Man

16 Someone came to Jesus with this question: “Teacher,* what good deed must I do to have eternal life?”

17 “Why ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. But to answer your question—if you want to receive eternal life, keep* the commandments.”

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19:16 Some manuscripts read Good Teacher.


19:17 Some manuscripts read continue to keep.