Luke 20:36
New International Version
and they can no longer die; for they are like the angels. They are God's children, since they are children of the resurrection.

New Living Translation
And they will never die again. In this respect they will be like angels. They are children of God and children of the resurrection.

English Standard Version
for they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Berean Study Bible
In fact, they can no longer die, because they are like the angels. And since they are sons of the resurrection, they are sons of God.

Berean Literal Bible
For neither are they able to die any more, for they are like the angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

New American Standard Bible
for they cannot even die anymore, because they are like angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

King James Bible
Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Christian Standard Bible
For they can no longer die, because they are like angels and are children of God, since they are children of the resurrection.

Contemporary English Version
or die. They will be like the angels and will be God's children, because they have been raised to life.

Good News Translation
They will be like angels and cannot die. They are the children of God, because they have risen from death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they cannot die anymore, because they are like angels and are sons of God, since they are sons of the resurrection.

International Standard Version
Nor can they die anymore, because they are like the angels and, since they share in the resurrection, are God's children.

NET Bible
In fact, they can no longer die, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, since they are sons of the resurrection.

New Heart English Bible
For they cannot die any more, for they are like the angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For neither can they die again, for they are like The Angels, and they are the children of God because they are the children of the resurrection.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
nor die anymore. They are the same as the angels. They are God's children who have come back to life.

New American Standard 1977
for neither can they die anymore, for they are like angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Jubilee Bible 2000
for neither can they die any more, for they are equal unto the angels and are the sons of God, being the sons of the resurrection.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

American King James Version
Neither can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

American Standard Version
for neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels, and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Darby Bible Translation
for neither can they die any more, for they are equal to angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

English Revised Version
for neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Weymouth New Testament
For indeed they cannot die again; they are like angels, and are sons of God through being sons of the Resurrection.

World English Bible
For they can't die any more, for they are like the angels, and are children of God, being children of the resurrection.

Young's Literal Translation
for neither are they able to die any more -- for they are like messengers -- and they are sons of God, being sons of the rising again.
Study Bible
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
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. 36In fact, they can no longer die, because they are like the angels. And since they are sons of the resurrection, they are sons of God. 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.’…
Cross References
Romans 8:16
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.

1 John 3:1
Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God. And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him.

1 John 3:2
Beloved, we are now children of God, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when Christ appears, we will be like Him, for we will see Him as He is.

Treasury of Scripture

Neither can they die any more: for they are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

can.

Isaiah 25:8
He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.

Hosea 13:14
I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.

1 Corinthians 15:26,42,53,54
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death…

they are.

Zechariah 3:7
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these that stand by.

Matthew 22:30
For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

Mark 12:25
For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.

the children of God.

Romans 8:17-23
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together…

1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.







Lexicon
In fact,
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

they can
δύνανται (dynantai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

no
οὐδὲ (oude)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3761: Neither, nor, not even, and not. From ou and de; not however, i.e. Neither, nor, not even.

longer
ἔτι (eti)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2089: (a) of time: still, yet, even now, (b) of degree: even, further, more, in addition. Perhaps akin to etos; 'yet, ' still.

die,
ἀποθανεῖν (apothanein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 599: To be dying, be about to die, wither, decay. From apo and thnesko; to die off.

because
γάρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

they are
εἰσιν (eisin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

like [the] angels.
ἰσάγγελοι (isangeloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2465: Equal to or like the angels. From isos and aggelos; like an angel, i.e. Angelic.

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

since they are
ὄντες (ontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

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 the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

resurrection,
ἀναστάσεως (anastaseōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 386: A rising again, resurrection. From anistemi; a standing up again, i.e. a resurrection from death (its author), or a recovery.

they are
εἰσιν (eisin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

sons
υἱοί (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 God.
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.
(36) Neither can they die any more.--The record of this teaching is peculiar to St. Luke. The implied thought is that death and marriage are correlative facts in God's government of the world, the one filling up the gaps which are caused by the other. In the life eternal there is no need for an addition in this way to the number of the elect, and therefore there is no provision for it.

Equal unto the angels.--The one Greek word which answers to the English four is again peculiar to St. Luke.

The children of God, being the children of the resurrection.--It is obvious that here the resurrection is assumed to be unto life and to a share in the divine kingdom. The fact that men were counted worthy to obtain that resurrection was a proof that they were "children of God," and as such on the same footing as those other "sons of God," whom the language of Scripture (Job 1:6; Job 38:7, and possibly Genesis 6:12) identified with the 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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