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Jesus replied, "Not everyone can accept this word, but only those to whom it has been given.
King James Bible
But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.
American Standard Version
But he said unto them, Not all men can receive this saying, but they to whom it is given.
Young's Literal Translation
And he said to them, 'All do not receive this word, but those to whom it hath been given;
Matthew 19:11 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All - cannot receive this saying - A very wise answer, and well suited to the present circumstances of the disciples. Neither of the states is condemned. If thou marry, thou dost well - this is according to the order, will, and commandment of God. But if thou do not marry, (because of the present necessity, persecution, worldly embarrassments, or bodily infirmity), thou dost better. See 1 Corinthians 7:25.
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1 Corinthians 7:2,7,9,17,35 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband...
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Matthew 13:11 He replied, "Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.
Matthew 19:10 The disciples said to him, "If this is the situation between a husband and wife, it is better not to marry."
Matthew 19:12 For there are eunuchs who were born that way, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by others--and there are those who choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
1 Corinthians 7:7 I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.