MATTHEW 19:26

with God all things are possible

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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After Jesus tells his followers It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God, they ask Jesus, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus responds in this verse, telling them it is impossible for them but possible with God.

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“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

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Matthew 19:26 Translation & Meaning

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But δὲ But, and, etc But
Jesus Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
beheld ἐμβλέψας To look on, i.e., (relatively) to observe fixedly, or (absolutely) to discern clearly beheld
them, (No Greek definition. English implied.)
and said εἶπεν To speak or say (by word or writing) said
unto them, αὐτοῖς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons unto them
With Παρὰ Properly, near; i.e., (with genitive case) from beside (literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with (local (especially beyond or opposed to) or causal (on account of) With
men ἀνθρώποις Man-faced, i.e., a human being men
this τοῦτο That thing this
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
impossible; ἀδύνατόν Unable, i.e., weak (literally or figuratively); passively, impossible impossible
but δὲ But, and, etc but
with παρὰ Properly, near; i.e., (with genitive case) from beside (literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with (local (especially beyond or opposed to) or causal (on account of) with
God θεῷ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
all things πάντα All, any, every, the whole all things
are ἐστίν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are are
possible. δυνατά Powerful or capable (literally or figuratively); neuter possible possible

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  • 24  And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

  • 25  When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?

  • 26  But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

  • 27  Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?

  • 28  And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.




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