Matthew 19:23
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English Standard Version
And Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly, I say to you, only with difficulty will a rich person enter the kingdom of heaven.

King James Bible
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, It is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jesus said to his disciples: Amen, I say to you, that a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, It is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said Jesus to his disciples, Verily I say to you, that a rich man shall with difficulty enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Weymouth New Testament
So Jesus said to His disciples, "I solemnly tell you that it is with difficulty that a rich man will enter the Kingdom of the Heavens.

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Matthew 13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches...

Deuteronomy 6:10-12 And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into the land which he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac...

Deuteronomy 8:10-18 When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which he has given you...

Job 31:24,25 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence...

Psalm 49:6,7,16-19 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches...

Proverbs 11:28 He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Proverbs 30:8,9 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me...

Mark 10:23 And Jesus looked round about, and said to his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15-21 And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness...

Luke 16:13,14,19-28 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one...

Luke 18:24 And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

1 Corinthians 1:26 For you see your calling, brothers, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

James 1:9-11 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted...

James 2:6 But you have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

James 5:1-4 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come on you...

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Matthew 5:20 For I say to you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees...

Matthew 18:3 And said, Truly I say to you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31 Whether of them two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you...

John 3:3,5 Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God...

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

Cross References
Matthew 13:22
As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Matthew 19:22
When the young man heard this he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.

Mark 10:23
And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, "How difficult it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!"

Luke 18:24
Jesus, seeing that he had become sad, said, "How difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

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