Luke 20:34
New International Version
Jesus replied, "The people of this age marry and are given in marriage.

New Living Translation
Jesus replied, “Marriage is for people here on earth.

English Standard Version
And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

Berean Study Bible
Jesus answered, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage.

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage.

New American Standard Bible
Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

King James Bible
And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Christian Standard Bible
Jesus told them, "The children of this age marry and are given in marriage.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus answered: The people in this world get married.

Good News Translation
Jesus answered them, "The men and women of this age marry,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus told them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage.

International Standard Version
Jesus told them, "Those who belong to this age marry and are married,

NET Bible
So Jesus said to them, "The people of this age marry and are given in marriage.

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry, and are given in marriage.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to them, “The sons of this world take women and women are given to men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus said to them, "In this world people get married.

New American Standard 1977
And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jesus answering said unto them, The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

American King James Version
And Jesus answering said to them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto them, The sons of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus said to them: The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, The sons of this world marry and are given in marriage,

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto them, The sons of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus answering, said to them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Weymouth New Testament
"The men of this age," replied Jesus, "marry, and the women are given in marriage.

World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "The children of this age marry, and are given in marriage.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus answering said to them, 'The sons of this age do marry and are given in marriage,
Study Bible
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
33So then, in the resurrection, whose wife will she be? For all seven were married to her.” 34Jesus answered, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage. 35But those who are considered worthy to share in the age to come and in the resurrection from the dead will neither marry nor be given in marriage.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:32
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the one to come.

Luke 16:8
The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the sons of this age are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the sons of light.

Luke 20:33
So then, in the resurrection, whose wife will she be? For all seven were married to her."

Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus answering said to them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

The children.

Luke 16:8
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

marry.

Luke 17:27
They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.

1 Corinthians 7:2
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Ephesians 5:31
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.







Lexicon
Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

answered,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“The
Οἱ (Hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sons
υἱοὶ (huioi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.

of this
τούτου (toutou)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

age
αἰῶνος (aiōnos)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 165: From the same as aei; properly, an age; by extension, perpetuity; by implication, the world; specially a Messianic period.

marry
γαμοῦσιν (gamousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1060: To marry, used of either sex. From gamos; to wed.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

are given in marriage.
γαμίσκονται (gamiskontai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1061: To give in marriage. From gamos; to espouse.
(34) The children of this world marry.--The three reports of the question are all but absolutely identical. In the form of the answer there are slight variations. The contrast between "the children of this world "or "age," those, i.e., who belong to it (see Note on Luke 16:8), and those of "that world" or "age," is peculiar to St. Luke. In both cases the word rests primarily on the idea of time rather than place. It may be noted that no other writer in the New Testament uses the form of words, "that world," the age or period that is there, not here, for the life of the eternal kingdom. The more common phrase is "the world to come" (Matthew 12:32; Matthew 19:30).

Verses 34-36. - And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage: but they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage: neither can they die any more. How different are the few rare pictures which our Master draws of the heaven-life to those painted by the great founders and teachers of other world-wide religions! In his world beyond the grave, while he tells us of a continuing existence, of varied and ever-increasing activity, in contradistinction to the Nirvana of Buddha, in these pictures of Jesus the sensual paradise of Mohammed, for instance, finds no place. Marriage is, according to our Lord's teaching, but a temporary expedient to preserve the human race, to which death would soon put an end. But in the world to come there will be no death and no marriage. We may assume from his words here that the difference between the sexes will have ceased to exist. They are equal unto the angels. Equal with the angels in being immortal; no death; no marriage. Jesus in this place asserts that angels have a body, but are exempt from any difference of sex. The angels are here introduced because our Lord was speaking with Sadducees, who (Acts 23:8) denied the existence of these glorious beings. He wished to set the seal of his teaching on the deeply interesting question of the existence of angels. 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,
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