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Luke 18 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:1 - And he told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:2 - He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor regarded man;

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:3 - and there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Vindicate me against my adversary.'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:4 - For a while he refused; but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor regard man,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - yet because this widow bothers me, I will vindicate her, or she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:6 - And the Lord said, "Hear what the unrighteous judge says.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - And will not God vindicate his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:8 - I tell you, he will vindicate them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man comes, will he find faith on earth?"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:9 - He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others:

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:10 - "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:11 - The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank thee that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:12 - I fast twice a week, I give tithes of all that I get.'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:13 - But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me a sinner!'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:14 - I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:15 - Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them; and when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:16 - But Jesus called them to him, saying, "Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:17 - Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:18 - And a ruler asked him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:19 - And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:20 - You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:21 - And he said, "All these I have observed from my youth."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:22 - And when Jesus heard it, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:23 - But when he heard this he became sad, for he was very rich.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:24 - Jesus looking at him said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:25 - For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:26 - Those who heard it said, "Then who can be saved?"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:27 - But he said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:28 - And Peter said, "Lo, we have left our homes and followed you."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:29 - And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there is no man who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:30 - who will not receive manifold more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:31 - And taking the twelve, he said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written of the Son of man by the prophets will be accomplished.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:32 - For he will be delivered to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and shamefully treated and spit upon;

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:33 - they will scourge him and kill him, and on the third day he will rise."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:34 - But they understood none of these things; this saying was hid from them, and they did not grasp what was said.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 - As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging;

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:36 - and hearing a multitude going by, he inquired what this meant.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:37 - They told him, "Jesus of Nazareth is passing by."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:38 - And he cried, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:39 - And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent; but he cried out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stopped, and commanded him to be brought to him; and when he came near, he asked him,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:41 - "What do you want me to do for you?" He said, "Lord, let me receive my sight."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:42 - And Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight; your faith has made you well."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:43 - And immediately he received his sight and followed him, glorifying God; and all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.

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