Luke 20:38
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New International Version
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive."

New Living Translation
So he is the God of the living, not the dead, for they are all alive to him."

English Standard Version
Now he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for all live to him.”

Berean Study Bible
He is not the God of the dead but of the living, for to Him all are alive."

Berean Literal Bible
Now He is not God of the dead, but of the living; for all live to Him."

New American Standard Bible
"Now He is not the God of the dead but of the living; for all live to Him."

King James Bible
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is not God of the dead but of the living, because all are living to Him."

International Standard Version
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, because he considers all people to be alive to him."

NET Bible
Now he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for all live before him."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he was not the God of the dead, but of the living, for all of them were alive to him.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He's not the God of the dead but of the living. In God's sight all people are living."

New American Standard 1977
“Now He is not the God of the dead, but of the living; for all live to Him.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living; for all live unto him.

King James 2000 Bible
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

American King James Version
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

American Standard Version
Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

Darby Bible Translation
but he is not God of [the] dead but of [the] living; for all live for him.

English Revised Version
Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

Weymouth New Testament
He is not a God of dead, but of living men, for to Him are all living."

World English Bible
Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for all are alive to him."

Young's Literal Translation
and He is not a God of dead men, but of living, for all live to Him.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:27-38 It is common for those who design to undermine any truth of God, to load it with difficulties. But we wrong ourselves, and wrong the truth of Christ, when we form our notions of the world of spirits by this world of sense. There are more worlds than one; a present visible world, and a future unseen world; and let every one compare this world and that world, and give the preference in his thoughts and cares to that which deserves them. Believers shall obtain the resurrection from the dead, that is the blessed resurrection. What shall be the happy state of the inhabitants of that world, we cannot express or conceive,
Study Bible
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
37Even Moses demonstrates that the dead are raised, in the passage about the burning bush. For he calls the Lord ‘the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.’ 38He is not the God of the dead but of the living, for to Him” all are alive. 39Some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, you have spoken well!”…
Cross References
Matthew 22:32
I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?' He is not the God of the dead, but of the living."

Mark 12:27
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living. You are badly mistaken!"

Luke 20:39
Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, you have spoken well!"

Romans 14:8
If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture

For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

a God.

Psalm 16:5-11 The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: you maintain my lot…

Psalm 22:23-26 You that fear the LORD, praise him; all you the seed of Jacob, glorify …

Psalm 145:1,2 I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name for …

Hebrews 11:16 But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: why God …

for all.

John 6:57 As the living Father has sent me, and I live by the Father: so he …

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes …

John 14:19 Yet a little while, and the world sees me no more; but you see me: …

Romans 6:10,11,22,23 For in that he died, he died to sin once: but in that he lives, he …

Romans 14:7-9 For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself…

2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? for you are …

2 Corinthians 13:4 For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives by the …

Colossians 3:3,4 For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God…

Revelation 7:15-17 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and …

Revelation 22:1 And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, …

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