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Matthew 19

Introduction

Overview

Matthew 19:1, Christ heals the sick; Matthew 19:3, answers the Pharisees concerning divorcement; Matthew 19:10, shows when marriage is necessary; Matthew 19:13, receives little children; Matthew 19:16, instructs the young man how to attain eternal life; Matthew 19:20, and how to be perfect; Matthew 19:23, tells his disciples how hard it is for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God; Matthew 19:27, and promises reward to those that forsake anything to follow him.

Verse 1

that when: Mark 10:1, John 10:40

he departed: This was our Lord's final departure from Galilee, previous to his crucifixion; but he appears to have taken in a large compass in his journey, and passed through the districts east of Jordan. Some learned men, however, are of opinion, that instead of "beyond Jordan," we should render, "by the side of Jordan," as נוסבם [Strong's G4008], especially with a genitive, sometimes signifies.

Reciprocal: Matthew 26:1 - when

Verse 2

Matthew 4:23-Lamentations :, Matthew 9:35, Matthew 9:36, Matthew 12:15, Matthew 14:35, Matthew 14:36, Matthew 15:30, Matthew 15:31, Mark 6:55, Mark 6:56

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:25 - followed Matthew 8:1 - great

Verse 3

tempting: Matthew 16:1, Matthew 22:16-Job :, Matthew 22:35, Mark 10:2, Mark 12:13, Mark 12:15, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54, John 8:6, Hebrews 3:9

Is it: Matthew 5:31, Matthew 5:32, Malachi 2:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:24 - and they shall be one flesh Malachi 2:16 - the Lord Matthew 12:10 - Is it Matthew 22:18 - Why Mark 8:11 - Pharisees 1 Peter 3:7 - ye

Verse 4

Have: Matthew 12:3, Matthew 21:6, Matthew 21:42, Matthew 22:31, Mark 2:25, Mark 12:10, Mark 12:26, Luke 6:3, Luke 10:26

that: Genesis 1:27, Genesis 5:2, Malachi 2:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:19 - two wives Deuteronomy 24:5 - a man 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took 2 Chronicles 24:3 - two wives Matthew 9:13 - go Matthew 21:16 - have 1 Corinthians 14:20 - malice

Verse 5

said: Genesis 2:21-Jeremiah :, Psalms 45:10, Mark 10:5-1 Samuel :, Ephesians 5:31

cleave:סןףךןככחטחףופבי [Strong's G4347], "shall be cemented to his wife," as the Hebrew davak implies; a beautiful metaphor, forcibly intimating that nothing but death can separate them. Genesis 34:3, Deuteronomy 4:4, Deuteronomy 10:20, Deuteronomy 11:22, 1 Samuel 18:1, 2 Samuel 1:26, 1 Kings 11:2, Psalms 63:8, Romans 12:9

and they: 1 Corinthians 6:16, 1 Corinthians 7:2, 1 Corinthians 7:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:50 - afflict Deuteronomy 17:17 - multiply wives Judges 8:30 - many wives 1 Samuel 25:43 - both 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took Mark 10:7 - General Ephesians 5:28 - as

Verse 6

God: Proverbs 2:17, Malachi 2:14, Mark 10:9, Romans 7:2, 1 Corinthians 7:10-2 Chronicles :, Ephesians 5:28, Hebrews 13:4

hath:ץםוזוץמום [Strong's G2201], "hath yoked together," as oxen in the plough, where each must pull equally in order to bring it on. Among the ancients, they put a yoke upon the necks of a new married couple, or chains on their arms, to shew that they were to be one, closely united, and pulling equally together in all the concerns of life.

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:50 - afflict Mark 10:7 - General John 8:5 - but 1 Corinthians 6:16 - for

Verse 7

Why: Matthew 5:31, Deuteronomy 24:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 50:1, Jeremiah 3:8, Mark 10:4

and to: Matthew 1:19, Malachi 2:16

Reciprocal: John 5:45 - in

Verse 8

because: Psalms 95:8, Zechariah 7:12, Malachi 2:13, Malachi 2:14, Mark 10:5

suffered: Matthew 3:15, Matthew 8:31, 1 Corinthians 7:6

but: Genesis 2:24, Genesis 7:7, Jeremiah 6:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:19 - two wives Deuteronomy 22:19 - he may not put 1 Samuel 1:2 - two 1 Samuel 25:43 - both 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took Matthew 5:32 - whosoever John 5:45 - in

Verse 9

Whosoever: Matthew 5:32, Mark 10:11, Mark 10:12, Luke 16:18, 1 Corinthians 7:10-1 Chronicles :, 1 Corinthians 7:39

except: 2 Chronicles 21:11, Jeremiah 3:8, Ezekiel 16:8, Ezekiel 16:15, Ezekiel 16:29, 1 Corinthians 5:1

doth: Genesis 12:18, Genesis 12:19, Genesis 20:3, Jeremiah 3:1, Romans 7:2, Romans 7:3, 1 Corinthians 7:4, 1 Corinthians 7:11, 1 Corinthians 7:39

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 22:19 - he may not put

Verse 10

Genesis 2:18, Proverbs 5:15-Psalms :, Proverbs 18:22, Proverbs 19:13, Proverbs 19:14, Proverbs 21:9, Proverbs 21:19, 1 Corinthians 7:1, 1 Corinthians 7:2, 1 Corinthians 7:8, 1 Corinthians 7:26-Hosea :, 1 Corinthians 7:32-Habakkuk :, 1 Corinthians 7:39, 1 Corinthians 7:40, 1 Timothy 4:3, 1 Timothy 5:11-Ezra :

Verse 11

1 Corinthians 7:2, 1 Corinthians 7:7, 1 Corinthians 7:9, 1 Corinthians 7:17, 1 Corinthians 7:35

Reciprocal: 1 Corinthians 7:5 - that Satan

Verse 12

which were made: Isaiah 39:7, Isaiah 56:3, Isaiah 56:4

which have: 1 Corinthians 7:32-Zechariah :, 1 Corinthians 9:5, 1 Corinthians 9:15

Reciprocal: Matthew 5:29 - pluck 1 Corinthians 7:7 - But 1 Corinthians 7:17 - as God 1 Corinthians 7:35 - not

Verse 13

brought: Matthew 18:2-Deuteronomy :, Genesis 48:1, Genesis 48:9-Proverbs :, 1 Samuel 1:24, Psalms 115:14, Psalms 115:15, Jeremiah 32:39, Mark 10:13, Luke 18:15, Acts 2:39, 1 Corinthians 7:14

and the: Matthew 16:22, Matthew 20:31, Luke 9:49, Luke 9:50, Luke 9:54, Luke 9:55

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:14 - and laid Mark 10:48 - many Luke 9:47 - took Acts 9:17 - and putting

Verse 14

Suffer: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 17:24-Ezekiel :, Genesis 21:4, Judges 13:7, 1 Samuel 1:11, 1 Samuel 1:22, 1 Samuel 1:24, 1 Samuel 2:18, Mark 10:14, Luke 18:16, Luke 18:17

for: Matthew 11:25, Matthew 18:3, 1 Corinthians 14:20, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:2

Reciprocal: Matthew 18:2 - General Mark 9:36 - General

Verse 15

Isaiah 40:11, Mark 10:16, 1 Corinthians 7:14, 2 Timothy 3:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:14 - and laid Mark 9:36 - General

Verse 16

one: Mark 10:17, Luke 18:18

what: Luke 10:25, John 6:27-Joel :, Acts 16:30

eternal: Matthew 25:46, Daniel 12:2, John 3:15, John 4:14, John 5:39, John 6:47, John 6:68, John 10:28, John 12:25, John 17:2, John 17:3, Romans 2:7, Romans 5:21, Romans 6:22, Romans 6:23, 1 Timothy 1:16, 1 Timothy 6:12, 1 Timothy 6:19, Titus 1:2, Titus 3:7, 1 John 1:2, 1 John 2:25, 1 John 5:11-1 Chronicles :, 1 John 5:20, Jude 1:21

Reciprocal: Micah 6:6 - Wherewith Malachi 4:4 - the law Matthew 13:22 - the care Matthew 19:29 - inherit John 6:28 - What Romans 9:32 - Because

Verse 17

there: 1 Samuel 2:2, Psalms 52:1, Psalms 145:7-1 Samuel :, James 1:17, 1 John 4:8-2 Samuel :, 1 John 4:16

but: Leviticus 18:5, Ezekiel 20:11, Ezekiel 20:12, Luke 10:26-Hosea :, Romans 10:5, Galatians 3:11-1 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Psalms 106:1 - for he Psalms 107:1 - good Psalms 119:68 - good Psalms 135:3 - for the Lord Malachi 2:9 - but Matthew 18:9 - to enter Mark 10:18 - Why Mark 10:19 - knowest Luke 10:28 - this Luke 18:20 - knowest Acts 11:24 - he was Romans 2:23 - that makest Galatians 3:12 - The man 1 Peter 3:10 - love

Verse 18

Which: Galatians 3:10, James 2:10, James 2:11

Thou shalt do: Matthew 5:21-Hosea :, Exodus 20:12-Esther :, Deuteronomy 5:16-Ecclesiastes :, Mark 10:19, Luke 18:20, Romans 13:8-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:8 - how then Exodus 20:15 - General Exodus 23:1 - an unrighteous witness Malachi 2:9 - but Mark 12:28 - Which Mark 12:31 - Thou Luke 18:11 - as Romans 13:9 - For this Galatians 5:14 - all

Verse 19

Honour: Matthew 15:4-Joshua :, Leviticus 19:3, Proverbs 30:17, Ephesians 6:1, Ephesians 6:2

Thou: Matthew 22:39, Leviticus 19:18, Luke 10:27, Romans 13:9, Galatians 5:14, James 2:8

Reciprocal: Malachi 1:6 - son Matthew 5:43 - Thou Mark 12:31 - Thou Colossians 3:20 - obey

Verse 20

All: Mark 10:20, Luke 15:7, Luke 15:29, Luke 18:11, Luke 18:12, Luke 18:21, John 8:7, Romans 3:19-Isaiah :, Romans 7:9, Galatians 3:24, Philippians 3:6

what: Mark 10:21, Luke 18:22

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 15:20 - Yea James 1:4 - wanting

Verse 21

If: Matthew 5:19, Matthew 5:20, Matthew 5:48, Genesis 6:9, Genesis 17:1, Job 1:1, Psalms 37:37, Luke 6:40, Philippians 3:12-Ezra :

go: Matthew 6:19, Matthew 6:20, Mark 10:21, Luke 12:33, Luke 14:33, Luke 16:9, Luke 18:22, Acts 2:45, Acts 4:32-Habakkuk :, 1 Timothy 6:17-Psalms :, Hebrews 10:34

come: Matthew 19:28, Matthew 4:19, Matthew 8:22, Matthew 9:9, Matthew 16:24, Mark 2:14, Mark 8:34, Mark 10:21, Luke 5:27, Luke 9:23, Luke 18:22, John 10:27, John 12:26

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:13 - make me thereof Nehemiah 5:12 - We will restore Proverbs 2:4 - thou Proverbs 24:14 - there Ecclesiastes 10:19 - but Matthew 13:44 - for joy Luke 18:21 - General John 14:24 - that 1 Corinthians 2:6 - them Philippians 3:20 - our 1 Timothy 6:19 - Laying

Verse 22

he went: Matthew 13:22, Matthew 14:9, Judges 18:23, Judges 18:24, Daniel 6:14-Esther :, Mark 6:26, Mark 10:22, Luke 18:23, John 19:12-Nehemiah :

for: Matthew 6:24, Matthew 16:26, Psalms 17:14, Ezekiel 33:31, Ephesians 5:5, Colossians 3:5

Reciprocal: Ruth 1:14 - Orpah 1 Kings 17:13 - make me thereof 2 Kings 5:11 - went away Nehemiah 5:12 - We will restore Proverbs 2:4 - thou Luke 5:28 - General John 6:66 - of his 1 Timothy 6:9 - they

Verse 23

That: Matthew 13:22, Deuteronomy 6:10-2 Kings :, Deuteronomy 8:10-Job :, Job 31:24, Job 31:25, Psalms 49:6, Psalms 49:7, Psalms 49:16-:, Proverbs 11:28, Proverbs 30:8, Proverbs 30:9, Mark 10:23, Luke 12:15-Ecclesiastes :, Luke 16:13, Luke 16:14, Luke 16:19-Hosea :, Luke 18:24, 1 Corinthians 1:26, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Timothy 6:10, James 1:9-1 Kings :, James 2:6, James 5:1-Numbers :

enter: Matthew 5:20, Matthew 18:3, Matthew 21:31, John 3:3, John 3:5, Acts 14:22

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:11 - when thou Deuteronomy 17:17 - neither shall he Jeremiah 5:5 - but these Matthew 5:18 - verily Matthew 18:9 - to enter Acts 17:20 - strange 1 Timothy 6:17 - rich

Verse 24

It: So in the Koran, "The impious, who in his arrogance shall accuse our doctrine of falsity, shall find the gates of heaven shut; nor shall he enter till a camel shall pass through the eye of a needle." It was a common mode of expression among the Jews to declare anything that was rare or difficult. Matthew 19:26, Matthew 23:24, Jeremiah 13:23, Mark 10:24, Mark 10:25, Luke 18:25, John 5:44

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:11 - when thou Deuteronomy 17:17 - neither shall he Proverbs 2:19 - None Matthew 7:21 - shall Matthew 18:9 - to enter John 21:25 - that even Acts 14:22 - enter James 5:1 - ye

Verse 25

Who: Matthew 24:22, Mark 13:20, Luke 13:23, Luke 13:24, Romans 10:13, Romans 11:5-Judges :

Reciprocal: Mark 10:24 - astonished Mark 10:25 - General

Verse 26

but: Genesis 18:14, Numbers 11:23, Job 42:2, Psalms 3:8, Psalms 62:11, Jeremiah 32:27, Zechariah 8:6, Mark 10:27, Luke 1:37, Luke 18:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:1 - Almighty Genesis 22:8 - General 1 Samuel 14:6 - for there is no restraint 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens 1 Kings 17:16 - the barrel Daniel 2:11 - and there Matthew 19:24 - It Romans 4:21 - he was able

Verse 27

we have forsaken: Matthew 4:20-Song of Solomon :, Matthew 9:9, Deuteronomy 33:9, Mark 1:17-Proverbs :, Mark 2:14, Mark 10:28, Luke 5:11, Luke 5:27, Luke 5:28, Luke 14:33, Luke 18:28, Philippians 3:8

what: Matthew 20:10-2 Kings :, Luke 15:29, 1 Corinthians 1:29, 1 Corinthians 4:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 19:20 - he left Matthew 13:44 - for joy Matthew 14:28 - bid Mark 1:18 - forsook Luke 18:22 - and come

Verse 28

in the regeneration: Isaiah 65:17, Isaiah 66:22, Acts 3:21, 2 Peter 3:13, Revelation 21:5

when: Matthew 16:27, Matthew 25:31, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-2 Samuel :, Revelation 20:11-Ezra :

ye also: Matthew 20:21, Luke 22:28-Amos :, 1 Corinthians 6:2, 1 Corinthians 6:3, 2 Timothy 2:12, Revelation 2:26, Revelation 2:27, Revelation 3:21

the twelve: Exodus 15:27, Exodus 24:4, Exodus 28:21, Leviticus 24:5, Joshua 3:12, 1 Kings 18:31, Ezra 6:17, Revelation 7:4, Revelation 12:1, Revelation 21:12-2 Chronicles :, Revelation 22:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:11 - the Lord 2 Kings 11:19 - he sat 2 Chronicles 9:19 - twelve lions 2 Chronicles 18:9 - sat either Daniel 7:22 - judgment Daniel 12:3 - shine Daniel 12:13 - rest Zechariah 3:7 - judge Matthew 5:18 - verily Matthew 5:19 - great Matthew 10:1 - called Matthew 19:21 - come Luke 6:13 - twelve Luke 9:48 - he that Luke 18:22 - and come Luke 18:29 - There Luke 22:30 - and sit John 21:19 - Follow Acts 26:7 - our James 1:1 - to James 1:12 - which 1 Peter 1:7 - might Revelation 4:4 - were four Revelation 20:4 - thrones

Verse 29

every: Matthew 16:25, Mark 10:29, Mark 10:30, Luke 18:29, Luke 18:30, 1 Corinthians 2:9

or brethren: Matthew 8:21, Matthew 8:22, Matthew 10:37, Matthew 10:38, Luke 14:26, 2 Corinthians 5:16, Philippians 3:8

my: Matthew 5:11, Matthew 10:22, Luke 6:22, John 15:19, Acts 9:16, 1 Peter 4:14, 3 John 1:7

an: Matthew 13:8, Matthew 13:23

inherit: Matthew 19:16, Matthew 25:34, Matthew 25:46

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:12 - now Psalms 45:10 - forget Psalms 45:16 - Instead Proverbs 2:4 - thou Ecclesiastes 3:6 - time to get Jeremiah 15:15 - know Matthew 6:33 - and all Matthew 13:44 - for joy Mark 8:35 - for Luke 22:28 - General John 12:25 - that loveth Acts 4:37 - sold Romans 6:22 - and the end 1 Corinthians 6:9 - inherit Galatians 6:8 - of the Spirit 1 Timothy 4:8 - having 2 Timothy 2:12 - we suffer Hebrews 9:15 - eternal James 1:12 - which 1 Peter 3:9 - that 1 Peter 3:14 - if Revelation 20:2 - he laid Revelation 21:7 - inherit

Verse 30

Matthew 8:11, Matthew 8:12, Matthew 20:16, Matthew 21:31, Matthew 21:32, Mark 10:31, Luke 7:29, Luke 7:30, Luke 13:30, Luke 18:13, Luke 18:14, Romans 5:20, Romans 5:21, Romans 9:30-Micah :, Galatians 5:7, Hebrews 4:1

Reciprocal: Isaiah 29:17 - Lebanon Mark 15:43 - and went Luke 17:18 - save John 19:39 - Nicodemus Acts 6:7 - the priests Acts 9:6 - Arise Acts 10:33 - are we Acts 13:42 - the Gentiles 2 Timothy 4:11 - for

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Matthew 19". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/matthew-19.html.