New Living Translation
Someone came to Jesus with this question: "Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?"
King James Bible
And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
Darby Bible Translation
And lo, one coming up said to him, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have life eternal?
World English Bible
Behold, one came to him and said, "Good teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?"
Young's Literal Translation
And lo, one having come near, said to him, 'Good teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have life age-during?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:16 And behold one came - Many of the poor had followed him from the beginning. One rich man came at last. Mark 10:17; Luke 18:18.
LibraryThe First Last, and the Last First
"But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first."--Matthew 19:30. "So the last shall be first, and the first last."--Matthew 20:16. WE MUST BE SAVED if we would serve the Lord. We cannot serve God in an unsaved condition. "They that are in the flesh cannot please God." It is vain for them to attempt service while they are still at enmity against God. The Lord wants not enemies to wait upon him, nor slaves to grace his throne. We must be saved first; and salvation is all of grace. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
A Treatise on Good Works
Journey to Jerusalem. Concerning Divorce.
And he placed his hands on their heads and blessed them before he left.
"And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will go into eternal life."
As Jesus was starting out on his way to Jerusalem, a man came running up to him, knelt down, and asked, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: "Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?"
Once a religious leader asked Jesus this question: "Good Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?"
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