Matthew 19 ©
1 Christ healeth the sick in Judaea: 3 answereth the question of the Pharisees concerning divorce, and the objection of his disciples to the expediency of marriage: 13 receiveth little children with tenderness: 16 instructeth a young man how to attain eternal life, and how to become perfect: 23 showeth how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God: 27 and promiseth great rewards to his disciples, and to all who have forsaken ought to follow him.
Wherefore they are no more *twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put *asunder.
He saith unto them, Moses because of kthe hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: lbut from the beginning it was not so.
mAnd I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
qFor there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
¶rThen were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
¶uAnd, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, vwhat good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, yThou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,
Honour thy father and thy mother: and, zThou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
The young man saith unto him, aAll these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?
When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?
¶hThen answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
And Jesus said unto them, *Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, iin the regeneration when the Son of man jshall sit in the throne of his glory, kye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.