New International Version
On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
King James Bible
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
Darby Bible Translation
And behold, a certain lawyer stood up tempting him, and saying, Teacher, having done what, shall I inherit life eternal?
World English Bible
Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
Young's Literal Translation
And lo, a certain lawyer stood up, trying him, and saying, 'Teacher, what having done, life age-during shall I inherit?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A certain lawyer - See on Matthew 22:35 (note).
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Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?"
Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.
One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. "Good teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, "Of all the commandments, which is the most important?"
For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it."
"What is written in the Law?" he replied. "How do you read it?"
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