The Complete Words of Jesus Christ of Nazareth
NAB: New American Bible
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (MAT)
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The Gospel According to St. Luke (LUK)
The Gospel According to St. John (JOH)
The Acts of the Apostles (ACT)
The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians (1CO)
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The Revelation of St. John the Divine (REV)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (MAT)
NAB MAT 03:15 "Allow it now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness."
NAB MAT 04:04 "It is written: 'One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.'"
NAB MAT 04:07 "Again it is written, 'You shall not put the Lord, your God, to the test.'"
NAB MAT 04:10 "Get away, Satan! It is written: 'The Lord, your God, shall you worship and him alone shall you serve.'"
NAB MAT 04:17 "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
NAB MAT 04:19 "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men."
NAB MAT 05:03 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 05:04 Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.
NAB MAT 05:05 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.
NAB MAT 05:06 Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.
NAB MAT 05:07 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
NAB MAT 05:08 Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.
NAB MAT 05:09 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
NAB MAT 05:10 Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 05:11 Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you (falsely) because of me.
NAB MAT 05:12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
NAB MAT 05:13 "You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.
NAB MAT 05:14 You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden.
NAB MAT 05:15 Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house.
NAB MAT 05:16 Just so, your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 05:17 "Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.
NAB MAT 05:18 Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or the smallest part of a letter will pass from the law, until all things have taken place.
NAB MAT 05:19 Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 05:20 I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 05:21 "You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, 'You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.'
NAB MAT 05:22 But I say to you, whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment, and whoever says to his brother, 'Raqa,' will be answerable to the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, 'You fool,' will be liable to fiery Gehenna.
NAB MAT 05:23 Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you,
NAB MAT 05:24 leave your gift there at the altar, go first and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
NAB MAT 05:25 Settle with your opponent quickly while on the way to court with him. Otherwise your opponent will hand you over to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison.
NAB MAT 05:26 Amen, I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last penny.
NAB MAT 05:27 "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall not commit adultery.'
NAB MAT 05:28 But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
NAB MAT 05:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one of your members than to have your whole body thrown into Gehenna.
NAB MAT 05:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one of your members than to have your whole body go into Gehenna.
NAB MAT 05:31 "It was also said, 'Whoever divorces his wife must give her a bill of divorce.'
NAB MAT 05:32 But I say to you, whoever divorces his wife (unless the marriage is unlawful) causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
NAB MAT 05:33 "Again you have heard that it was said to your ancestors, 'Do not take a false oath, but make good to the Lord all that you vow.'
NAB MAT 05:34 But I say to you, do not swear at all; not by heaven, for it is God's throne;
NAB MAT 05:35 nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
NAB MAT 05:36 Do not swear by your head, for you cannot make a single hair white or black.
NAB MAT 05:37 Let your 'Yes' mean 'Yes,' and your 'No' mean 'No.' Anything more is from the evil one.
NAB MAT 05:38 "You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'
NAB MAT 05:39 But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil. When someone strikes you on (your) right cheek, turn the other one to him as well.
NAB MAT 05:40 If anyone wants to go to law with you over your tunic, hand him your cloak as well.
NAB MAT 05:41 Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles.
NAB MAT 05:42 Give to the one who asks of you, and do not turn your back on one who wants to borrow.
NAB MAT 05:43 "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.'
NAB MAT 05:44 But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,
NAB MAT 05:45 that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain to fall on the just and the unjust.
NAB MAT 05:46 For if you love those who love you, what recompense will you have? Do not the tax collectors do the same?
NAB MAT 05:47 And if you greet your brothers only, what is unusual about that? Do not the pagans do the same?
NAB MAT 05:48 So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.
NAB MAT 06:01 "(But) take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 06:02 When you give alms, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win the praise of others. Amen, I say to you, they have received their reward.
NAB MAT 06:03 But when you give alms, do not let your left hand know what your right is doing,
NAB MAT 06:04 so that your almsgiving may be secret. And your Father who sees in secret will repay you.
NAB MAT 06:05 "When you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, who love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on street corners so that others may see them. Amen, I say to you, they have received their reward.
NAB MAT 06:06 But when you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will repay you.
NAB MAT 06:07 In praying, do not babble like the pagans, who think that they will be heard because of their many words.
NAB MAT 06:08 Do not be like them. Your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
NAB MAT 06:09 "This is how you are to pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
NAB MAT 06:10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.
NAB MAT 06:11 Give us today our daily bread;
NAB MAT 06:12 and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors;
NAB MAT 06:13 and do not subject us to the final test, but deliver us from the evil one.
NAB MAT 06:14 If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you.
NAB MAT 06:15 But if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your transgressions.
NAB MAT 06:16 "When you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites. They neglect their appearance, so that they may appear to others to be fasting. Amen, I say to you, they have received their reward.
NAB MAT 06:17 But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face,
NAB MAT 06:18 so that you may not appear to be fasting, except to your Father who is hidden. And your Father who sees what is hidden will repay you.
NAB MAT 06:19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and decay destroy, and thieves break in and steal.
NAB MAT 06:20 But store up treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor decay destroys, nor thieves break in and steal.
NAB MAT 06:21 For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.
NAB MAT 06:22 "The lamp of the body is the eye. If your eye is sound, your whole body will be filled with light;
NAB MAT 06:23 but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be in darkness. And if the light in you is darkness, how great will the darkness be.
NAB MAT 06:24 "No one can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
NAB MAT 06:25 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat (or drink), or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?
NAB MAT 06:26 Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are not you more important than they?
NAB MAT 06:27 Can any of you by worrying add a single moment to your life-span?
NAB MAT 06:28 Why are you anxious about clothes? Learn from the way the wild flowers grow. They do not work or spin.
NAB MAT 06:29 But I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was clothed like one of them.
NAB MAT 06:30 If God so clothes the grass of the field, which grows today and is thrown into the oven tomorrow, will he not much more provide for you, O you of little faith?
NAB MAT 06:31 So do not worry and say, 'What are we to eat?' or 'What are we to drink?' or 'What are we to wear?'
NAB MAT 06:32 All these things the pagans seek. Your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.
NAB MAT 06:33 But seek first the kingdom (of God) and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides.
NAB MAT 06:34 Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own evil.
NAB MAT 07:01 "Stop judging, that you may not be judged.
NAB MAT 07:02 For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you.
NAB MAT 07:03 Why do you notice the splinter in your brother's eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own eye?
NAB MAT 07:04 How can you say to your brother, 'Let me remove that splinter from your eye,' while the wooden beam is in your eye?
NAB MAT 07:05 You hypocrite, remove the wooden beam from your eye first; then you will see clearly to remove the splinter from your brother's eye.
NAB MAT 07:06 "Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them underfoot, and turn and tear you to pieces.
NAB MAT 07:07 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
NAB MAT 07:08 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
NAB MAT 07:09 Which one of you would hand his son a stone when he asks for a loaf of bread,
NAB MAT 07:10 or a snake when he asks for a fish?
NAB MAT 07:11 If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to those who ask him.
NAB MAT 07:12 "Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the law and the prophets.
NAB MAT 07:13 "Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many.
NAB MAT 07:14 How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few.
NAB MAT 07:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but underneath are ravenous wolves.
NAB MAT 07:16 By their fruits you will know them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
NAB MAT 07:17 Just so, every good tree bears good fruit, and a rotten tree bears bad fruit.
NAB MAT 07:18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a rotten tree bear good fruit.
NAB MAT 07:19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.
NAB MAT 07:20 So by their fruits you will know them.
NAB MAT 07:21 "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
NAB MAT 07:22 Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name? Did we not drive out demons in your name? Did we not do mighty deeds in your name?'
NAB MAT 07:23 Then I will declare to them solemnly, 'I never knew you. Depart from me, you evildoers.'
NAB MAT 07:24 "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.
NAB MAT 07:25 The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. But it did not collapse; it had been set solidly on rock.
NAB MAT 07:26 And everyone who listens to these words of mine but does not act on them will be like a fool who built his house on sand.
NAB MAT 07:27 The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. And it collapsed and was completely ruined."
NAB MAT 08:03 "I will do it. Be made clean."
NAB MAT 08:04 "See that you tell no one, but go show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses prescribed; that will be proof for them."
NAB MAT 08:07 "I will come and cure him."
NAB MAT 08:10 "Amen, I say to you, in no one in Israel have I found such faith.
NAB MAT 08:11 I say to you, many will come from the east and the west, and will recline with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob at the banquet in the kingdom of heaven,
NAB MAT 08:12 but the children of the kingdom will be driven out into the outer darkness, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth."
NAB MAT 08:13 "You may go; as you have believed, let it be done for you."
NAB MAT 08:20 "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head."
NAB MAT 08:22 "Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead."
NAB MAT 08:26 "Why are you terrified, O you of little faith?"
NAB MAT 08:32 "Go then!"
NAB MAT 09:02 "Courage, child, your sins are forgiven."
NAB MAT 09:04 "Why do you harbor evil thoughts?
NAB MAT 09:05 Which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise and walk?'
NAB MAT 09:06 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" . . . "Rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home."
NAB MAT 09:09 "Follow me."
NAB MAT 09:12 "Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.
NAB MAT 09:13 Go and learn the meaning of the words, 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' I did not come to call the righteous but sinners."
NAB MAT 09:15 "Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.
NAB MAT 09:16 No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth, for its fullness pulls away from the cloak and the tear gets worse.
NAB MAT 09:17 People do not put new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved."
NAB MAT 09:22 "Courage, daughter! Your faith has saved you."
NAB MAT 09:24 "Go away! The girl is not dead but sleeping."
NAB MAT 09:28 "Do you believe that I can do this?"
NAB MAT 09:29 "Let it be done for you according to your faith."
NAB MAT 09:30 "See that no one knows about this."
NAB MAT 09:37 "The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few;
NAB MAT 09:38 so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest."
NAB MAT 10:05 "Do not go into pagan territory or enter a Samaritan town.
NAB MAT 10:06 Go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
NAB MAT 10:07 As you go, make this proclamation: 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'
NAB MAT 10:08 Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give.
NAB MAT 10:09 Do not take gold or silver or copper for your belts;
NAB MAT 10:10 no sack for the journey, or a second tunic, or sandals, or walking stick. The laborer deserves his keep.
NAB MAT 10:11 Whatever town or village you enter, look for a worthy person in it, and stay there until you leave.
NAB MAT 10:12 As you enter a house, wish it peace.
NAB MAT 10:13 If the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it; if not, let your peace return to you.
NAB MAT 10:14 Whoever will not receive you or listen to your words - go outside that house or town and shake the dust from your feet.
NAB MAT 10:15 Amen, I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town.
NAB MAT 10:16 "Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves.
NAB MAT 10:17 But beware of people, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues,
NAB MAT 10:18 and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them and the pagans.
NAB MAT 10:19 When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say. You will be given at that moment what you are to say.
NAB MAT 10:20 For it will not be you who speak but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
NAB MAT 10:21 Brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
NAB MAT 10:22 You will be hated by all because of my name, but whoever endures to the end will be saved.
NAB MAT 10:23 When they persecute you in one town, flee to another. Amen, I say to you, you will not finish the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
NAB MAT 10:24 No disciple is above his teacher, no slave above his master.
NAB MAT 10:25 It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, for the slave that he become like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more those of his household!
NAB MAT 10:26 "Therefore do not be afraid of them. Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known.
NAB MAT 10:27 What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops.
NAB MAT 10:28 And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather, be afraid of the one who can destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
NAB MAT 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father's knowledge.
NAB MAT 10:30 Even all the hairs of your head are counted.
NAB MAT 10:31 So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
NAB MAT 10:32 Everyone who acknowledges me before others I will acknowledge before my heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 10:33 But whoever denies me before others, I will deny before my heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 10:34 "Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon the earth. I have come to bring not peace but the sword.
NAB MAT 10:35 For I have come to set a man 'against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
NAB MAT 10:36 and one's enemies will be those of his household.'
NAB MAT 10:37 "Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
NAB MAT 10:38 and whoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.
NAB MAT 10:39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
NAB MAT 10:40 "Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me.
NAB MAT 10:41 Whoever receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and whoever receives a righteous man because he is righteous will receive a righteous man's reward.
NAB MAT 10:42 And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because he is a disciple - amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward."
NAB MAT 11:04 "Go and tell John what you hear and see:
NAB MAT 11:05 the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have the good news proclaimed to them.
NAB MAT 11:06 And blessed is the one who takes no offense at me."
NAB MAT 11:07 "What did you go out to the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind?
NAB MAT 11:08 Then what did you go out to see? Someone dressed in fine clothing? Those who wear fine clothing are in royal palaces.
NAB MAT 11:09 Then why did you go out? To see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.
NAB MAT 11:10 This is the one about whom it is written: 'Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.'
NAB MAT 11:11 Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
NAB MAT 11:12 From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent are taking it by force.
NAB MAT 11:13 All the prophets and the law prophesied up to the time of John.
NAB MAT 11:14 And if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah, the one who is to come.
NAB MAT 11:15 Whoever has ears ought to hear.
NAB MAT 11:16 "To what shall I compare this generation? It is like children who sit in marketplaces and call to one another,
NAB MAT 11:17 'We played the flute for you, but you did not dance, we sang a dirge but you did not mourn.'
NAB MAT 11:18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they said, 'He is possessed by a demon.'
NAB MAT 11:19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking and they said, 'Look, he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.' But wisdom is vindicated by her works."
NAB MAT 11:21 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty deeds done in your midst had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would long ago have repented in sackcloth and ashes.
NAB MAT 11:22 But I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon on the day of judgment than for you.
NAB MAT 11:23 And as for you, Capernaum: 'Will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to the netherworld.' For if the mighty deeds done in your midst had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
NAB MAT 11:24 But I tell you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom on the day of judgment than for you."
NAB MAT 11:25 "I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike.
NAB MAT 11:26 Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will.
NAB MAT 11:27 All things have been handed over to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him.
NAB MAT 11:28 "Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.
NAB MAT 11:29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for your selves.
NAB MAT 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden light."
NAB MAT 12:03 "Have you not read what David did when he and his companions were hungry,
NAB MAT 12:04 how he went into the house of God and ate the bread of offering, which neither he nor his companions but only the priests could lawfully eat?
NAB MAT 12:05 Or have you not read in the law that on the sabbath the priests serving in the temple violate the sabbath and are innocent?
NAB MAT 12:06 I say to you, something greater than the temple is here.
NAB MAT 12:07 If you knew what this meant, 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned these innocent men.
NAB MAT 12:08 For the Son of Man is Lord of the sabbath."
NAB MAT 12:11 "Which one of you who has a sheep that falls into a pit on the sabbath will not take hold of it and lift it out?
NAB MAT 12:12 How much more valuable a person is than a sheep. So it is lawful to do good on the sabbath."
NAB MAT 12:13 "Stretch out your hand."
NAB MAT 12:25 "Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste, and no town or house divided against itself will stand.
NAB MAT 12:26 And if Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself; how, then, will his kingdom stand?
NAB MAT 12:27 And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your own people drive them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
NAB MAT 12:28 But if it is by the Spirit of God that I drive out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
NAB MAT 12:29 How can anyone enter a strong man's house and steal his property, unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can plunder his house.
NAB MAT 12:30 Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.
NAB MAT 12:31 Therefore, I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
NAB MAT 12:32 And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven; but whoever speaks against the holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.
NAB MAT 12:33 "Either declare the tree good and its fruit is good, or declare the tree rotten and its fruit is rotten, for a tree is known by its fruit.
NAB MAT 12:34 You brood of vipers, how can you say good things when you are evil? For from the fullness of the heart the mouth speaks.
NAB MAT 12:35 A good person brings forth good out of a store of goodness, but an evil person brings forth evil out of a store of evil.
NAB MAT 12:36 I tell you, on the day of judgment people will render an account for every careless word they speak.
NAB MAT 12:37 By your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."
NAB MAT 12:39 "An evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah the prophet.
NAB MAT 12:40 Just as Jonah was in the belly of the whale three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
NAB MAT 12:41 At the judgment, the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and there is something greater than Jonah here.
NAB MAT 12:42 At the judgment the queen of the south will arise with this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and there is something greater than Solomon here.
NAB MAT 12:43 "When an unclean spirit goes out of a person it roams through arid regions searching for rest but finds none.
NAB MAT 12:44 Then it says, 'I will return to my home from which I came.' But upon returning, it finds it empty, swept clean, and put in order.
NAB MAT 12:45 Then it goes and brings back with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they move in and dwell there; and the last condition of that person is worse than the first. Thus it will be with this evil generation."
NAB MAT 12:48 "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?"
NAB MAT 12:49 "Here are my mother and my brothers.
NAB MAT 12:50 For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother."
NAB MAT 13:03 "A sower went out to sow.
NAB MAT 13:04 And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and birds came and ate it up.
NAB MAT 13:05 Some fell on rocky ground, where it had little soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep,
NAB MAT 13:06 and when the sun rose it was scorched, and it withered for lack of roots.
NAB MAT 13:07 Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it.
NAB MAT 13:08 But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold.
NAB MAT 13:09 Whoever has ears ought to hear."
NAB MAT 13:11 "Because knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been granted to you, but to them it has not been granted.
NAB MAT 13:12 To anyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich; from anyone who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
NAB MAT 13:13 This is why I speak to them in parables, because 'they look but do not see and hear but do not listen or understand.'
NAB MAT 13:14 Isaiah's prophecy is fulfilled in them, which says: 'You shall indeed hear but not understand you shall indeed look but never see.
NAB MAT 13:15 Gross is the heart of this people, they will hardly hear with their ears, they have closed their eyes, lest they see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and be converted, and I heal them.'
NAB MAT 13:16 "But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear.
NAB MAT 13:17 Amen, I say to you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.
NAB MAT 13:18 "Hear then the parable of the sower.
NAB MAT 13:19 The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding it, and the evil one comes and steals away what was sown in his heart.
NAB MAT 13:20 The seed sown on rocky ground is the one who hears the word and receives it at once with joy.
NAB MAT 13:21 But he has no root and lasts only for a time. When some tribulation or persecution comes because of the word, he immediately falls away.
NAB MAT 13:22 The seed sown among thorns is the one who hears the word, but then worldly anxiety and the lure of riches choke the word and it bears no fruit.
NAB MAT 13:23 But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold."
NAB MAT 13:24 "The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field.
NAB MAT 13:25 While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off.
NAB MAT 13:26 When the crop grew and bore fruit, the weeds appeared as well.
NAB MAT 13:27 The slaves of the householder came to him and said, 'Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where have the weeds come from?'
NAB MAT 13:28 He answered, 'An enemy has done this.' His slaves said to him, 'Do you want us to go and pull them up?'
NAB MAT 13:29 He replied, 'No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them.
NAB MAT 13:30 Let them grow together until harvest; then at harvest time I will say to the harvesters, "First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn."'"
NAB MAT 13:31 "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field.
NAB MAT 13:32 It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the 'birds of the sky come and dwell in its branches.'"
NAB MAT 13:33 "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch was leavened."
NAB MAT 13:37 "He who sows good seed is the Son of Man,
NAB MAT 13:38 the field is the world, the good seed the children of the kingdom. The weeds are the children of the evil one,
NAB MAT 13:39 and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels.
NAB MAT 13:40 Just as weeds are collected and burned (up) with fire, so will it be at the end of the age.
NAB MAT 13:41 The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will collect out of his kingdom all who cause others to sin and all evildoers.
NAB MAT 13:42 They will throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.
NAB MAT 13:43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears ought to hear.
NAB MAT 13:44 "The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
NAB MAT 13:45 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.
NAB MAT 13:46 When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys it.
NAB MAT 13:47 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind.
NAB MAT 13:48 When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what is good into buckets. What is bad they throw away.
NAB MAT 13:49 Thus it will be at the end of the age. The angels will go out and separate the wicked from the righteous
NAB MAT 13:50 and throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.
NAB MAT 13:51 "Do you understand all these things?"
NAB MAT 13:52 "Then every scribe who has been instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like the head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old."
NAB MAT 13:57 "A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and in his own house."
NAB MAT 14:16 There is no need for them to go away; give them some food yourselves."
NAB MAT 14:18 "Bring them here to me,"
NAB MAT 14:27 "Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid."
NAB MAT 14:29 "Come."
NAB MAT 14:31 "O you of little faith, why did you doubt?"
NAB MAT 15:03 "And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?
NAB MAT 15:04 For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'Whoever curses father or mother shall die.'
NAB MAT 15:05 But you say, 'Whoever says to father or mother, "Any support you might have had from me is dedicated to God,"
NAB MAT 15:06 need not honor his father.' You have nullified the word of God for the sake of your tradition.
NAB MAT 15:07 Hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy about you when he said:
NAB MAT 15:08 'This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me;
NAB MAT 15:09 in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines human precepts.'"
NAB MAT 15:10 "Hear and understand.
NAB MAT 15:11 It is not what enters one's mouth that defiles that person; but what comes out of the mouth is what defiles one."
NAB MAT 15:13 "Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be uprooted.
NAB MAT 15:14 Let them alone; they are blind guides (of the blind). If a blind person leads a blind person, both will fall into a pit."
NAB MAT 15:16 "Are even you still without understanding?
NAB MAT 15:17 Do you not realize that everything that enters the mouth passes into the stomach and is expelled into the latrine?
NAB MAT 15:18 But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile.
NAB MAT 15:19 For from the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, unchastity, theft, false witness, blasphemy.
NAB MAT 15:20 These are what defile a person, but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile."
NAB MAT 15:24 "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
NAB MAT 15:26 "It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs."
NAB MAT 15:28 "O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish."
NAB MAT 15:32 "My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, for fear they may collapse on the way."
NAB MAT 15:34 "How many loaves do you have?"
NAB MAT 16:02 "(In the evening you say, 'Tomorrow will be fair, for the sky is red;'
NAB MAT 16:03 and, in the morning, 'Today will be stormy, for the sky is red and threatening.' You know how to judge the appearance of the sky, but you cannot judge the signs of the times.)
NAB MAT 16:04 An evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah."
NAB MAT 16:06 "Look out, and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
NAB MAT 16:08 "You of little faith, why do you conclude among yourselves that it is because you have no bread?
NAB MAT 16:09 Do you not yet understand, and do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many wicker baskets you took up?
NAB MAT 16:10 Or the seven loaves for the four thousand, and how many baskets you took up?
NAB MAT 16:11 How do you not comprehend that I was not speaking to you about bread? Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
NAB MAT 16:13 "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?"
NAB MAT 16:15 "But who do you say that I am?"
NAB MAT 16:17 "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 16:18 And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.
NAB MAT 16:19 I will give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."
NAB MAT 16:23 "Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle to me. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do."
NAB MAT 16:24 "Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
NAB MAT 16:25 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
NAB MAT 16:26 What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? Or what can one give in exchange for his life?
NAB MAT 16:27 For the Son of Man will come with his angels in his Father's glory, and then he will repay everyone according to his conduct.
NAB MAT 16:28 Amen, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom."
NAB MAT 17:07 "Rise, and do not be afraid."
NAB MAT 17:09 "Do not tell the vision to anyone until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead."
NAB MAT 17:11 "Elijah will indeed come and restore all things;
NAB MAT 17:12 but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him but did to him whatever they pleased. So also will the Son of Man suffer at their hands."
NAB MAT 17:17 "O faithless and perverse generation, how long will I be with you? How long will I endure you? Bring him here to me."
NAB MAT 17:20 "Because of your little faith. Amen, I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you."
NAB MAT 17:21 NO QUOTE GIVEN: Some manuscripts add, "But this kind does not come out except by prayer and fasting;" this is a variant of the better reading of MAR 09:29.
NAB MAT 17:22 "The Son of Man is to be handed over to men,
NAB MAT 17:23 and they will kill him, and he will be raised on the third day."
NAB MAT 17:25 "What is your opinion, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth take tolls or census tax? From their subjects or from foreigners?"
NAB MAT 17:26 "Then the subjects are exempt.
NAB MAT 17:27 But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. Open its mouth and you will find a coin worth twice the temple tax. Give that to them for me and for you."
NAB MAT 18:03 "Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 18:04 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 18:05 And whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.
NAB MAT 18:06 "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.
NAB MAT 18:07 Woe to the world because of things that cause sin! Such things must come, but woe to the one through whom they come!
NAB MAT 18:08 If your hand or foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter into life maimed or crippled than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into eternal fire.
NAB MAT 18:09 And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into fiery Gehenna.
NAB MAT 18:10 "See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 18:11 NO QUOTE GIVEN: Some manuscripts add, "For the Son of Man has come to save what was lost;" This is practically identical with LUK 19:10 and is probably a copyist's addition from that source.
NAB MAT 18:12 What is your opinion? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray?
NAB MAT 18:13 And if he finds it, amen, I say to you, he rejoices more over it than over the ninety-nine that did not stray.
NAB MAT 18:14 In just the same way, it is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost.
NAB MAT 18:15 "If your brother sins (against you), go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.
NAB MAT 18:16 If he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that 'every fact may be established on the testimony of two or three witnesses.'
NAB MAT 18:17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell the church. If he refuses to listen even to the church, then treat him as you would a Gentile or a tax collector.
NAB MAT 18:18 Amen, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
NAB MAT 18:19 Again, (amen,) I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father.
NAB MAT 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."
NAB MAT 18:22 "I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.
NAB MAT 18:23 That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to settle accounts with his servants.
NAB MAT 18:24 When he began the accounting, a debtor was brought before him who owed him a huge amount.
NAB MAT 18:25 Since he had no way of paying it back, his master ordered him to be sold, along with his wife, his children, and all his property, in payment of the debt.
NAB MAT 18:26 At that, the servant fell down, did him homage, and said, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full.'
NAB MAT 18:27 Moved with compassion the master of that servant let him go and forgave him the loan.
NAB MAT 18:28 When that servant had left, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a much smaller amount. He seized him and started to choke him, demanding, 'Pay back what you owe.'
NAB MAT 18:29 Falling to his knees, his fellow servant begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.'
NAB MAT 18:30 But he refused. Instead, he had him put in prison until he paid back the debt.
NAB MAT 18:31 Now when his fellow servants saw what had happened, they were deeply disturbed, and went to their master and reported the whole affair.
NAB MAT 18:32 His master summoned him and said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you your entire debt because you begged me to.
NAB MAT 18:33 Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant, as I had pity on you?'
NAB MAT 18:34 Then in anger his master handed him over to the torturers until he should pay back the whole debt.
NAB MAT 18:35 So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from his heart."
NAB MAT 19:04 "Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator 'made them male and female'
NAB MAT 19:05 and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh?'
NAB MAT 19:06 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate."
NAB MAT 19:08 "Because of the hardness of your hearts Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.
NAB MAT 19:09 I say to you, whoever divorces his wife (unless the marriage is unlawful) and marries another commits adultery."
NAB MAT 19:11 "Not all can accept [this] word, but only those to whom that is granted.
NAB MAT 19:12 Some are incapable of marriage because they were born so; some, because they were made so by others; some, because they have renounced marriage for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Whoever can accept this ought to accept it."
NAB MAT 19:14 "Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
NAB MAT 19:17 "Why do you ask me about the good? There is only One who is good. If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments."
NAB MAT 19:18 "'You shall not kill; you shall not commit adultery; you shall not steal; you shall not bear false witness;
NAB MAT 19:19 honor your father and your mother;' and 'you shall love your neighbor as yourself.'"
NAB MAT 19:21 "If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to (the) poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
NAB MAT 19:23 "Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven.
NAB MAT 19:24 Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God."
NAB MAT 19:26 "For human beings this is impossible, but for God all things are possible."
NAB MAT 19:28 "Amen, I say to you that you who have followed me, in the new age, when the Son of Man is seated on his throne of glory, will yourselves sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
NAB MAT 19:29 And everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a hundred times more, and will inherit eternal life.
NAB MAT 19:30 But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.
NAB MAT 20:01 "The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard.
NAB MAT 20:02 After agreeing with them for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard.
NAB MAT 20:03 Going out about nine o'clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace,
NAB MAT 20:04 and he said to them, 'You too go into my vineyard, and I will give you what is just.'
NAB MAT 20:05 So they went off. (And) he went out again around noon, and around three o'clock, and did likewise.
NAB MAT 20:06 Going out about five o'clock, he found others standing around, and said to them, 'Why do you stand here idle all day?'
NAB MAT 20:07 They answered, 'Because no one has hired us.' He said to them, 'You too go into my vineyard.'
NAB MAT 20:08 When it was evening the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Summon the laborers and give them their pay, beginning with the last and ending with the first.'
NAB MAT 20:09 When those who had started about five o'clock came, each received the usual daily wage.
NAB MAT 20:10 So when the first came, they thought that they would receive more, but each of them also got the usual wage.
NAB MAT 20:11 And on receiving it they grumbled against the landowner,
NAB MAT 20:12 saying, 'These last ones worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us, who bore the day's burden and the heat.'
NAB MAT 20:13 He said to one of them in reply, 'My friend, I am not cheating you. Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage?
NAB MAT 20:14 Take what is yours and go. What if I wish to give this last one the same as you?
NAB MAT 20:15 (Or) am I not free to do as I wish with my own money? Are you envious because I am generous?'
NAB MAT 20:16 Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last."
NAB MAT 20:18 "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death,
NAB MAT 20:19 and hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and scourged and crucified, and he will be raised on the third day."
NAB MAT 20:21 "What do you wish?"
NAB MAT 20:22 "You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I am going to drink?"
NAB MAT 20:23 My cup you will indeed drink, but to sit at my right and at my left (, this) is not mine to give but is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."
NAB MAT 20:25 "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and the great ones make their authority over them felt.
NAB MAT 20:26 But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant;
NAB MAT 20:27 whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.
NAB MAT 20:28 Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many."
NAB MAT 20:32 "What do you want me to do for you?"
NAB MAT 21:02 "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tethered, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them here to me.
NAB MAT 21:03 And if anyone should say anything to you, reply, 'The master has need of them.' Then he will send them at once."
NAB MAT 21:13 "It is written: 'My house shall be a house of prayer,' but you are making it a den of thieves."
NAB MAT 21:16 "Yes; and have you never read the text, 'Out of the mouths of infants and nurslings you have brought forth praise?'"
NAB MAT 21:19 "May no fruit ever come from you again."
NAB MAT 21:21 "Amen, I say to you, if you have faith and do not waver, not only will you do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, 'Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' it will be done.
NAB MAT 21:22 Whatever you ask for in prayer with faith, you will receive."
NAB MAT 21:24 "I shall ask you one question, and if you answer it for me, then I shall tell you by what authority I do these things.
NAB MAT 21:25 Where was John's baptism from? Was it of heavenly or of human origin?"
NAB MAT 21:27 "Neither shall I tell you by what authority I do these things.
NAB MAT 21:28 "What is your opinion? A man had two sons. He came to the first and said, 'Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.'
NAB MAT 21:29 He said in reply, 'I will not,' but afterwards he changed his mind and went.
NAB MAT 21:30 The man came to the other son and gave the same order. He said in reply, 'Yes, sir,' but did not go.
NAB MAT 21:31 Which of the two did his father's will?" . . . "Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.
NAB MAT 21:32 When John came to you in the way of righteousness, you did not believe him; but tax collectors and prostitutes did. Yet even when you saw that, you did not later change your minds and believe him.
NAB MAT 21:33 "Hear another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a tower. Then he leased it to tenants and went on a journey.
NAB MAT 21:34 When vintage time drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants to obtain his produce.
NAB MAT 21:35 But the tenants seized the servants and one they beat, another they killed, and a third they stoned.
NAB MAT 21:36 Again he sent other servants, more numerous than the first ones, but they treated them in the same way.
NAB MAT 21:37 Finally, he sent his son to them, thinking, 'They will respect my son.'
NAB MAT 21:38 But when the tenants saw the son, they said to one another, 'This is the heir. Come, let us kill him and acquire his inheritance.'
NAB MAT 21:39 They seized him, threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him.
NAB MAT 21:40 What will the owner of the vineyard do to those tenants when he comes?"
NAB MAT 21:42 "Did you never read in the scriptures: 'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?'
NAB MAT 21:43 Therefore, I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit.
NAB MAT 21:44 (The one who falls on this stone will be dashed to pieces; and it will crush anyone on whom it falls.)"
NAB MAT 22:02 "The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.
NAB MAT 22:03 He dispatched his servants to summon the invited guests to the feast, but they refused to come.
NAB MAT 22:04 A second time he sent other servants, saying, 'Tell those invited: "Behold, I have prepared my banquet, my calves and fattened cattle are killed, and everything is ready; come to the feast."'
NAB MAT 22:05 Some ignored the invitation and went away, one to his farm, another to his business.
NAB MAT 22:06 The rest laid hold of his servants, mistreated them, and killed them.
NAB MAT 22:07 The king was enraged and sent his troops, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
NAB MAT 22:08 Then he said to his servants, 'The feast is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy to come.
NAB MAT 22:09 Go out, therefore, into the main roads and invite to the feast whomever you find.'
NAB MAT 22:10 The servants went out into the streets and gathered all they found, bad and good alike, and the hall was filled with guests.
NAB MAT 22:11 But when the king came in to meet the guests he saw a man there not dressed in a wedding garment.
NAB MAT 22:12 He said to him, 'My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?' But he was reduced to silence.
NAB MAT 22:13 Then the king said to his attendants, 'Bind his hands and feet, and cast him into the darkness outside, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.'
NAB MAT 22:14 Many are invited, but few are chosen."
NAB MAT 22:18 "Why are you testing me, you hypocrites?
NAB MAT 22:19 Show me the coin that pays the census tax."
NAB MAT 22:20 "Whose image is this and whose inscription?"
NAB MAT 22:21 "Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God."
NAB MAT 22:29 "You are misled because you do not know the scriptures or the power of God.
NAB MAT 22:30 At the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage but are like the angels in heaven.
NAB MAT 22:31 And concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was said to you by God,
NAB MAT 22:32 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?' He is not the God of the dead but of the living."
NAB MAT 22:37 "You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.
NAB MAT 22:38 This is the greatest and the first commandment.
NAB MAT 22:39 The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
NAB MAT 22:40 The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments."
NAB MAT 22:42 "What is your opinion about the Messiah? Whose son is he?"
NAB MAT 22:43 "How, then, does David, inspired by the Spirit, call him 'lord,' saying:
NAB MAT 22:44 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand until I place your enemies under your feet?"'
NAB MAT 22:45 If David calls him 'lord,' how can he be his son?"
NAB MAT 23:02 "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.
NAB MAT 23:03 Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice.
NAB MAT 23:04 They tie up heavy burdens (hard to carry) and lay them on people's shoulders, but they will not lift a finger to move them.
NAB MAT 23:05 All their works are performed to be seen. They widen their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels.
NAB MAT 23:06 They love places of honor at banquets, seats of honor in synagogues,
NAB MAT 23:07 greetings in marketplaces, and the salutation 'Rabbi.'
NAB MAT 23:08 As for you, do not be called 'Rabbi.' You have but one teacher, and you are all brothers.
NAB MAT 23:09 Call no one on earth your father; you have but one Father in heaven.
NAB MAT 23:10 Do not be called 'Master;' you have but one master, the Messiah.
NAB MAT 23:11 The greatest among you must be your servant.
NAB MAT 23:12 Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
NAB MAT 23:13 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You lock the kingdom of heaven before human beings. You do not enter yourselves, nor do you allow entrance to those trying to enter.
NAB MAT 23:14 NO QUOTE GIVEN: Some manuscripts add a verse here or after MAT 23:12 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You devour the houses of widows and, as a pretext, recite lengthy prayers. Because of this, you will receive a very severe condemnation." MAR 12:40; LUK 20:47. This "woe" is almost identical with MAR 12:40 and seems to be an interpolation derived from that text.
NAB MAT 23:15 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You traverse sea and land to make one convert, and when that happens you make him a child of Gehenna twice as much as yourselves.
NAB MAT 23:16 Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'If one swears by the temple, it means nothing, but if one swears by the gold of the temple, one is obligated.'
NAB MAT 23:17 Blind fools, which is greater, the gold, or the temple that made the gold sacred?
NAB MAT 23:18 And you say, 'If one swears by the altar, it means nothing, but if one swears by the gift on the altar, one is obligated.'
NAB MAT 23:19 You blind ones, which is greater, the gift, or the altar that makes the gift sacred?
NAB MAT 23:20 One who swears by the altar swears by it and all that is upon it;
NAB MAT 23:21 one who swears by the temple swears by it and by him who dwells in it;
NAB MAT 23:22 one who swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him who is seated on it.
NAB MAT 23:23 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You pay tithes of mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier things of the law: judgment and mercy and fidelity. (But) these you should have done, without neglecting the others.
NAB MAT 23:24 Blind guides, who strain out the gnat and swallow the camel!
NAB MAT 23:25 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You cleanse the outside of cup and dish, but inside they are full of plunder and self-indulgence.
NAB MAT 23:26 Blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup, so that the outside also may be clean.
NAB MAT 23:27 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men's bones and every kind of filth.
NAB MAT 23:28 Even so, on the outside you appear righteous, but inside you are filled with hypocrisy and evildoing.
NAB MAT 23:29 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the memorials of the righteous,
NAB MAT 23:30 and you say, 'If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we would not have joined them in shedding the prophets' blood.'
NAB MAT 23:31 Thus you bear witness against yourselves that you are the children of those who murdered the prophets;
NAB MAT 23:32 now fill up what your ancestors measured out!
NAB MAT 23:33 You serpents, you brood of vipers, how can you flee from the judgment of Gehenna?
NAB MAT 23:34 Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and pursue from town to town,
NAB MAT 23:35 so that there may come upon you all the righteous blood shed upon earth, from the righteous blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
NAB MAT 23:36 Amen, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.
NAB MAT 23:37 "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how many times I yearned to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her young under her wings, but you were unwilling!
NAB MAT 23:38 Behold, your house will be abandoned, desolate.
NAB MAT 23:39 I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'"
NAB MAT 24:02 "You see all these things, do you not? Amen, I say to you, there will not be left here a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down."
NAB MAT 24:04 "See that no one deceives you.
NAB MAT 24:05 For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am the Messiah,' and they will deceive many.
NAB MAT 24:06 You will hear of wars and reports of wars; see that you are not alarmed, for these things must happen, but it will not yet be the end.
NAB MAT 24:07 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be famines and earthquakes from place to place.
NAB MAT 24:08 All these are the beginning of the labor pains.
NAB MAT 24:09 Then they will hand you over to persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of my name.
NAB MAT 24:10 And then many will be led into sin; they will betray and hate one another.
NAB MAT 24:11 Many false prophets will arise and deceive many;
NAB MAT 24:12 and because of the increase of evildoing, the love of many will grow cold.
NAB MAT 24:13 But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved.
NAB MAT 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached throughout the world as a witness to all nations, and then the end will come.
NAB MAT 24:15 "When you see the desolating abomination spoken of through Daniel the prophet standing in the holy place
NAB MAT 24:16 then those in Judea must flee to the mountains,
NAB MAT 24:17 a person on the housetop must not go down to get things out of his house,
NAB MAT 24:18 a person in the field must not return to get his cloak.
NAB MAT 24:19 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days.
NAB MAT 24:20 Pray that your flight not be in winter or on the sabbath,
NAB MAT 24:21 for at that time there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will be.
NAB MAT 24:22 And if those days had not been shortened, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect they will be shortened.
NAB MAT 24:23 If anyone says to you then, 'Look, here is the Messiah!' or, 'There he is!' do not believe it.
NAB MAT 24:24 False messiahs and false prophets will arise, and they will perform signs and wonders so great as to deceive, if that were possible, even the elect.
NAB MAT 24:25 Behold, I have told it to you beforehand.
NAB MAT 24:26 So if they say to you, 'He is in the desert,' do not go out there; if they say, 'He is in the inner rooms,' do not believe it.
NAB MAT 24:27 For just as lightning comes from the east and is seen as far as the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
NAB MAT 24:28 Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.
NAB MAT 24:29 "Immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
NAB MAT 24:30 And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming upon the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
NAB MAT 24:31 And he will send out his angels with a trumpet blast, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.
NAB MAT 24:32 "Learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its branch becomes tender and sprouts leaves, you know that summer is near.
NAB MAT 24:33 In the same way, when you see all these things, know that he is near, at the gates.
NAB MAT 24:34 Amen, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place.
NAB MAT 24:35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
NAB MAT 24:36 "But of that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
NAB MAT 24:37 For as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.
NAB MAT 24:38 In (those) days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day that Noah entered the ark.
NAB MAT 24:39 They did not know until the flood came and carried them all away. So will it be (also) at the coming of the Son of Man.
NAB MAT 24:40 Two men will be out in the field; one will be taken, and one will be left.
NAB MAT 24:41 Two women will be grinding at the mill; one will be taken, and one will be left.
NAB MAT 24:42 Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.
NAB MAT 24:43 Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house be broken into.
NAB MAT 24:44 So too, you also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.
NAB MAT 24:45 "Who, then, is the faithful and prudent servant, whom the master has put in charge of his household to distribute to them their food at the proper time?
NAB MAT 24:46 Blessed is that servant whom his master on his arrival finds doing so.
NAB MAT 24:47 Amen, I say to you, he will put him in charge of all his property.
NAB MAT 24:48 But if that wicked servant says to himself, 'My master is long delayed,'
NAB MAT 24:49 and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eat and drink with drunkards,
NAB MAT 24:50 the servant's master will come on an unexpected day and at an unknown hour
NAB MAT 24:51 and will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.
NAB MAT 25:01 "Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
NAB MAT 25:02 Five of them were foolish and five were wise.
NAB MAT 25:03 The foolish ones, when taking their lamps, brought no oil with them,
NAB MAT 25:04 but the wise brought flasks of oil with their lamps.
NAB MAT 25:05 Since the bridegroom was long delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
NAB MAT 25:06 At midnight, there was a cry, 'Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!'
NAB MAT 25:07 Then all those virgins got up and trimmed their lamps.
NAB MAT 25:08 The foolish ones said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
NAB MAT 25:09 But the wise ones replied, 'No, for there may not be enough for us and you. Go instead to the merchants and buy some for yourselves.'
NAB MAT 25:10 While they went off to buy it, the bridegroom came and those who were ready went into the wedding feast with him. Then the door was locked.
NAB MAT 25:11 Afterwards the other virgins came and said, 'Lord, Lord, open the door for us!'
NAB MAT 25:12 But he said in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, I do not know you.'
NAB MAT 25:13 Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.
NAB MAT 25:14 "It will be as when a man who was going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.
NAB MAT 25:15 To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one - to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Immediately
NAB MAT 25:16 the one who received five talents went and traded with them, and made another five.
NAB MAT 25:17 Likewise, the one who received two made another two.
NAB MAT 25:18 But the man who received one went off and dug a hole in the ground and buried his master's money.
NAB MAT 25:19 After a long time the master of those servants came back and settled accounts with them.
NAB MAT 25:20 The one who had received five talents came forward bringing the additional five. He said, 'Master, you gave me five talents. See, I have made five more.'
NAB MAT 25:21 His master said to him, 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master's joy.'
NAB MAT 25:22 (Then) the one who had received two talents also came forward and said, 'Master, you gave me two talents. See, I have made two more.'
NAB MAT 25:23 His master said to him, 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master's joy.'
NAB MAT 25:24 Then the one who had received the one talent came forward and said, 'Master, I knew you were a demanding person, harvesting where you did not plant and gathering where you did not scatter;
NAB MAT 25:25 so out of fear I went off and buried your talent in the ground. Here it is back.'
NAB MAT 25:26 His master said to him in reply, 'You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I did not plant and gather where I did not scatter?
NAB MAT 25:27 Should you not then have put my money in the bank so that I could have got it back with interest on my return?
NAB MAT 25:28 Now then! Take the talent from him and give it to the one with ten.
NAB MAT 25:29 For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich; but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
NAB MAT 25:30 And throw this useless servant into the darkness outside, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.'
NAB MAT 25:31 "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne,
NAB MAT 25:32 and all the nations will be assembled before him. And he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
NAB MAT 25:33 He will place the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.
NAB MAT 25:34 Then the king will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father. Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
NAB MAT 25:35 For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me,
NAB MAT 25:36 naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me.'
NAB MAT 25:37 Then the righteous will answer him and say, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?
NAB MAT 25:38 When did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you?
NAB MAT 25:39 When did we see you ill or in prison, and visit you?'
NAB MAT 25:40 And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.'
NAB MAT 25:41 Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you accursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
NAB MAT 25:42 For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink,
NAB MAT 25:43 a stranger and you gave me no welcome, naked and you gave me no clothing, ill and in prison, and you did not care for me.'
NAB MAT 25:44 Then they will answer and say, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or ill or in prison, and not minister to your needs?'
NAB MAT 25:45 He will answer them, 'Amen, I say to you, what you did not do for one of these least ones, you did not do for me.'
NAB MAT 25:46 And these will go off to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life."
NAB MAT 26:02 "You know that in two days' time it will be Passover, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."
NAB MAT 26:10 "Why do you make trouble for the woman? She has done a good thing for me.
NAB MAT 26:11 The poor you will always have with you; but you will not always have me.
NAB MAT 26:12 In pouring this perfumed oil upon my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
NAB MAT 26:13 Amen, I say to you, wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will be spoken of, in memory of her."
NAB MAT 26:18 "Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, 'The teacher says, "My appointed time draws near; in your house I shall celebrate the Passover with my disciples."'"
NAB MAT 26:21 "Amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me."
NAB MAT 26:23 "He who has dipped his hand into the dish with me is the one who will betray me.
NAB MAT 26:24 The Son of Man indeed goes, as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed. It would be better for that man if he had never been born."
NAB MAT 26:25 "You have said so."
NAB MAT 26:26 "Take and eat; this is my body."
NAB MAT 26:27 "Drink from it, all of you,
NAB MAT 26:28 for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins.
NAB MAT 26:29 I tell you, from now on I shall not drink this fruit of the vine until the day when I drink it with you new in the kingdom of my Father."
NAB MAT 26:31 "This night all of you will have your faith in me shaken, for it is written: 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be dispersed;'
NAB MAT 26:32 but after I have been raised up, I shall go before you to Galilee."
NAB MAT 26:34 "Amen, I say to you, this very night before the cock crows, you will deny me three times."
NAB MAT 26:36 "Sit here while I go over there and pray."
NAB MAT 26:38 "My soul is sorrowful even to death. Remain here and keep watch with me."
NAB MAT 26:39 "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will, but as you will."
NAB MAT 26:40 "So you could not keep watch with me for one hour?
NAB MAT 26:41 Watch and pray that you may not undergo the test. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
NAB MAT 26:42 "My Father, if it is not possible that this cup pass without my drinking it, your will be done!"
NAB MAT 26:45 "Are you still sleeping and taking your rest? Behold, the hour is at hand when the Son of Man is to be handed over to sinners.
NAB MAT 26:46 Get up, let us go. Look, my betrayer is at hand."
NAB MAT 26:50 "Friend, do what you have come for."
NAB MAT 26:52 "Put your sword back into its sheath, for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.
NAB MAT 26:53 Do you think that I cannot call upon my Father and he will not provide me at this moment with more than twelve legions of angels?
NAB MAT 26:54 But then how would the scriptures be fulfilled which say that it must come to pass in this way?"
NAB MAT 26:55 "Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs to seize me? Day after day I sat teaching in the temple area, yet you did not arrest me.
NAB MAT 26:56 But all this has come to pass that the writings of the prophets may be fulfilled."
NAB MAT 26:64 "You have said so. But I tell you: From now on you will see 'the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power' and 'coming on the clouds of heaven.'"
NAB MAT 26:75 "Before the cock crows you will deny me three times."
NAB MAT 27:11 "You say so."
NAB MAT 27:46 "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" . . . "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
NAB MAT 27:63 'After three days I will be raised up.'
NAB MAT 28:09 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB MAT 28:10 "Do not be afraid. Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me."
NAB MAT 28:18 "All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
NAB MAT 28:19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit,
NAB MAT 28:20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age."
The Gospel According to St. Mark (MAR)
NAB MAR 01:15 "This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel."
NAB MAR 01:17 "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men."
NAB MAR 01:25 "Quiet! Come out of him!"
NAB MAR 01:38 "Let us go on to the nearby villages that I may preach there also. For this purpose have I come."
NAB MAR 01:41 "I do will it. Be made clean."
NAB MAR 01:44 "See that you tell no one anything, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses prescribed; that will be proof for them."
NAB MAR 02:05 "Child, your sins are forgiven."
NAB MAR 02:08 "Why are you thinking such things in your hearts?
NAB MAR 02:09 Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise, pick up your mat and walk?'
NAB MAR 02:10 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth" -
NAB MAR 02:11 "I say to you, rise, pick up your mat, and go home."
NAB MAR 02:14 "Follow me."
NAB MAR 02:17 "Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do. I did not come to call the righteous but sinners."
NAB MAR 02:19 "Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them they cannot fast.
NAB MAR 02:20 But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast on that day.
NAB MAR 02:21 No one sews a piece of unshrunken cloth on an old cloak. If he does, its fullness pulls away, the new from the old, and the tear gets worse.
NAB MAR 02:22 Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the skins are ruined. Rather, new wine is poured into fresh wineskins."
NAB MAR 02:25 "Have you never read what David did when he was in need and he and his companions were hungry?
NAB MAR 02:26 How he went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest and ate the bread of offering that only the priests could lawfully eat, and shared it with his companions?"
NAB MAR 02:27 "The sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath.
NAB MAR 02:28 That is why the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath."
NAB MAR 03:03 "Come up here before us."
NAB MAR 03:04 Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?"
NAB MAR 03:05 "Stretch out your hand."
NAB MAR 03:23 "How can Satan drive out Satan?
NAB MAR 03:24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
NAB MAR 03:25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
NAB MAR 03:26 And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand; that is the end of him.
NAB MAR 03:27 But no one can enter a strong man's house to plunder his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can plunder his house.
NAB MAR 03:28 Amen, I say to you, all sins and all blasphemies that people utter will be forgiven them.
NAB MAR 03:29 But whoever blasphemes against the holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin."
NAB MAR 03:33 "Who are my mother and (my) brothers?"
NAB MAR 03:34 "Here are my mother and my brothers.
NAB MAR 03:35 (For) whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."
NAB MAR 04:03 "Hear this! A sower went out to sow.
NAB MAR 04:04 And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and the birds came and ate it up.
NAB MAR 04:05 Other seed fell on rocky ground where it had little soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep.
NAB MAR 04:06 And when the sun rose, it was scorched and it withered for lack of roots.
NAB MAR 04:07 Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it and it produced no grain.
NAB MAR 04:08 And some seed fell on rich soil and produced fruit. It came up and grew and yielded thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold."
NAB MAR 04:09 "Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear."
NAB MAR 04:11 "The mystery of the kingdom of God has been granted to you. But to those outside everything comes in parables,
NAB MAR 04:12 so that 'they may look and see but not perceive, and hear and listen but not understand, in order that they may not be converted and be forgiven.'"
NAB MAR 04:13 "Do you not understand this parable? Then how will you understand any of the parables?
NAB MAR 04:14 The sower sows the word.
NAB MAR 04:15 These are the ones on the path where the word is sown. As soon as they hear, Satan comes at once and takes away the word sown in them.
NAB MAR 04:16 And these are the ones sown on rocky ground who, when they hear the word, receive it at once with joy.
NAB MAR 04:17 But they have no root; they last only for a time. Then when tribulation or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.
NAB MAR 04:18 Those sown among thorns are another sort. They are the people who hear the word,
NAB MAR 04:19 but worldly anxiety, the lure of riches, and the craving for other things intrude and choke the word, and it bears no fruit.
NAB MAR 04:20 But those sown on rich soil are the ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit thirty and sixty and a hundredfold."
NAB MAR 04:21 "Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand?
NAB MAR 04:22 For there is nothing hidden except to be made visible; nothing is secret except to come to light.
NAB MAR 04:23 Anyone who has ears to hear ought to hear."
NAB MAR 04:24 "Take care what you hear. The measure with which you measure will be measured out to you, and still more will be given to you.
NAB MAR 04:25 To the one who has, more will be given; from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away."
NAB MAR 04:26 "This is how it is with the kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land
NAB MAR 04:27 and would sleep and rise night and day and the seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how.
NAB MAR 04:28 Of its own accord the land yields fruit, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.
NAB MAR 04:29 And when the grain is ripe, he wields the sickle at once, for the harvest has come."
NAB MAR 04:30 To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it?
NAB MAR 04:31 It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth.
NAB MAR 04:32 But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of plants and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the sky can dwell in its shade."
NAB MAR 04:35 "Let us cross to the other side."
NAB MAR 04:39 "Quiet! Be still!"
NAB MAR 04:40 "Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?"
NAB MAR 05:08 "Unclean spirit, come out of the man!"
NAB MAR 05:09 "What is your name?"
NAB MAR 05:19 "Go home to your family and announce to them all that the Lord in his pity has done for you."
NAB MAR 05:30 "Who has touched my clothes?"
NAB MAR 05:31 'Who touched me?'
NAB MAR 05:34 "Daughter, your faith has saved you. Go in peace and be cured of your affliction."
NAB MAR 05:36 "Do not be afraid; just have faith."
NAB MAR 05:39 "Why this commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep."
NAB MAR 05:41 "Talitha koum," . . . "Little girl, I say to you, arise!"
NAB MAR 06:04 "A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house."
NAB MAR 06:08 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB MAR 06:09 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB MAR 06:10 "Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave from there.
NAB MAR 06:11 Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, leave there and shake the dust off your feet in testimony against them."
NAB MAR 06:31 "Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while."
NAB MAR 06:37 "Give them some food yourselves."
NAB MAR 06:38 "How many loaves do you have? Go and see."
NAB MAR 06:50 "Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!"
NAB MAR 07:06 "Well did Isaiah prophesy about you hypocrites, as it is written: 'This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me;
NAB MAR 07:07 In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines human precepts.'
NAB MAR 07:08 You disregard God's commandment but cling to human tradition."
NAB MAR 07:09 "How well you have set aside the commandment of God in order to uphold your tradition!
NAB MAR 07:10 For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'Whoever curses father or mother shall die.'
NAB MAR 07:11 Yet you say, 'If a person says to father or mother, "Any support you might have had from me is qorban"',
NAB MAR 07:12 you allow him to do nothing more for his father or mother.
NAB MAR 07:13 You nullify the word of God in favor of your tradition that you have handed on. And you do many such things."
NAB MAR 07:14 "Hear me, all of you, and understand.
NAB MAR 07:15 Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile."
NAB MAR 07:16 NO QUOTE GIVEN: "Anyone who has ears to hear ought to hear," is omitted because it is lacking in some of the best Greek manuscripts and was probably transferred here by scribes from MAR 04:09 & MAR 04:23.
NAB MAR 07:18 "Are even you likewise without understanding? Do you not realize that everything that goes into a person from outside cannot defile,
NAB MAR 07:19 since it enters not the heart but the stomach and passes out into the latrine?"
NAB MAR 07:20 "But what comes out of a person, that is what defiles.
NAB MAR 07:21 From within people, from their hearts, come evil thoughts, unchastity, theft, murder,
NAB MAR 07:22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, licentiousness, envy, blasphemy, arrogance, folly.
NAB MAR 07:23 All these evils come from within and they defile."
NAB MAR 07:27 "Let the children be fed first. For it is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs."
NAB MAR 07:29 "For saying this, you may go. The demon has gone out of your daughter."
NAB MAR 07:34 "Ephphatha!" . . . "Be opened!"
NAB MAR 08:02 "My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat.
NAB MAR 08:03 If I send them away hungry to their homes, they will collapse on the way, and some of them have come a great distance."
NAB MAR 08:05 "How many loaves do you have?"
NAB MAR 08:12 "Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation."
NAB MAR 08:15 "Watch out, guard against the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod."
NAB MAR 08:17 "Why do you conclude that it is because you have no bread? Do you not yet understand or comprehend? Are your hearts hardened?
NAB MAR 08:18 Do you have eyes and not see, ears and not hear? And do you not remember,
NAB MAR 08:19 when I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many wicker baskets full of fragments you picked up?"
NAB MAR 08:20 "When I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many full baskets of fragments did you pick up?"
NAB MAR 08:21 "Do you still not understand?"
NAB MAR 08:23 "Do you see anything?"
NAB MAR 08:26 "Do not even go into the village."
NAB MAR 08:27 "Who do people say that I am?"
NAB MAR 08:29 "But who do you say that I am?"
NAB MAR 08:31 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB MAR 08:33 "Get behind me, Satan. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do."
NAB MAR 08:34 "Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
NAB MAR 08:35 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and that of the gospel will save it.
NAB MAR 08:36 What profit is there for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?
NAB MAR 08:37 What could one give in exchange for his life?
NAB MAR 08:38 Whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this faithless and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of when he comes in his Father's glory with the holy angels."
NAB MAR 09:01 "Amen, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see that the kingdom of God has come in power."
NAB MAR 09:12 "Elijah will indeed come first and restore all things, yet how is it written regarding the Son of Man that he must suffer greatly and be treated with contempt?
NAB MAR 09:13 But I tell you that Elijah has come and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him."
NAB MAR 09:16 "What are you arguing about with them?"
NAB MAR 09:19 "O faithless generation, how long will I be with you? How long will I endure you? Bring him to me."
NAB MAR 09:21 "How long has this been happening to him?"
NAB MAR 09:23 "'If you can!' Everything is possible to one who has faith."
NAB MAR 09:25 "Mute and deaf spirit, I command you: come out of him and never enter him again!"
NAB MAR 09:29 "This kind can only come out through prayer."
NAB MAR 09:31 "The Son of Man is to be handed over to men and they will kill him, and three days after his death he will rise."
NAB MAR 09:33 "What were you arguing about on the way?"
NAB MAR 09:35 "If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all."
NAB MAR 09:37 "Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the one who sent me."
NAB MAR 09:39 "Do not prevent him. There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me.
NAB MAR 09:40 For whoever is not against us is for us.
NAB MAR 09:41 Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose his reward.
NAB MAR 09:42 "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe (in me) to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.
NAB MAR 09:43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed than with two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire.
NAB MAR 09:44 NO QUOTE GIVEN: These verses, lacking in some important early manuscripts, are here omitted as scribal additions. They simply repeat MAR 09:48 itself a modified citation of ISA 66:24.
NAB MAR 09:45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life crippled than with two feet to be thrown into Gehenna.
NAB MAR 09:46 NO QUOTE GIVEN: These verses, lacking in some important early manuscripts, are here omitted as scribal additions. They simply repeat.
NAB MAR 09:47 And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. Better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into Gehenna,
NAB MAR 09:48 where 'their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.'
NAB MAR 09:49 "Everyone will be salted with fire.
NAB MAR 09:50 Salt is good, but if salt becomes insipid, with what will you restore its flavor? Keep salt in yourselves and you will have peace with one another."
NAB MAR 10:03 "What did Moses command you?"
NAB MAR 10:05 "Because of the hardness of your hearts he wrote you this commandment.
NAB MAR 10:06 But from the beginning of creation, 'God made them male and female.
NAB MAR 10:07 For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother (and be joined to his wife),
NAB MAR 10:08 and the two shall become one flesh.' So they are no longer two but one flesh.
NAB MAR 10:09 Therefore what God has joined together, no human being must separate."
NAB MAR 10:11 "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her;
NAB MAR 10:12 and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery."
NAB MAR 10:14 "Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
NAB MAR 10:15 Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it."
NAB MAR 10:18 "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.
NAB MAR 10:19 You know the commandments: 'You shall not kill; you shall not commit adultery; you shall not steal; you shall not bear false witness; you shall not defraud; honor your father and your mother.'"
NAB MAR 10:21 "You are lacking in one thing. Go, sell what you have, and give to (the) poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me."
NAB MAR 10:23 "How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!"
NAB MAR 10:24 "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
NAB MAR 10:25 It is easier for a camel to pass through (the) eye of (a) needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God."
NAB MAR 10:27 "For human beings it is impossible, but not for God. All things are possible for God."
NAB MAR 10:29 "Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the gospel
NAB MAR 10:30 who will not receive a hundred times more now in this present age: houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and eternal life in the age to come.
NAB MAR 10:31 But many that are first will be last, and (the) last will be first."
NAB MAR 10:33 "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death and hand him over to the Gentiles
NAB MAR 10:34 who will mock him, spit upon him, scourge him, and put him to death, but after three days he will rise."
NAB MAR 10:36 "What do you wish (me) to do for you?"
NAB MAR 10:38 "You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I drink or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?"
NAB MAR 10:39 "The cup that I drink, you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized;
NAB MAR 10:40 but to sit at my right or at my left is not mine to give but is for those for whom it has been prepared."
NAB MAR 10:42 "You know that those who are recognized as rulers over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones make their authority over them felt.
NAB MAR 10:43 But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant;
NAB MAR 10:44 whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all.
NAB MAR 10:45 For the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many."
NAB MAR 10:49 "Call him."
NAB MAR 10:51 "What do you want me to do for you?"
NAB MAR 10:52 "Go your way; your faith has saved you."
NAB MAR 11:02 "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately on entering it, you will find a colt tethered on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it here.
NAB MAR 11:03 If anyone should say to you, 'Why are you doing this?' reply, 'The Master has need of it and will send it back here at once.'"
NAB MAR 11:14 "May no one ever eat of your fruit again!"
NAB MAR 11:17 "Is it not written: 'My house shall be called a house of prayerfor all peoples?' But you have made it a den of thieves."
NAB MAR 11:22 "Have faith in God.
NAB MAR 11:23 Amen, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it shall be done for him.
NAB MAR 11:24 Therefore I tell you, all that you ask for in prayer, believe that you will receive it and it shall be yours.
NAB MAR 11:25 When you stand to pray, forgive anyone against whom you have a grievance, so that your heavenly Father may in turn forgive you your transgressions."
NAB MAR 11:26 NO QUOTE GIVEN: This verse, which reads, "But if you do not forgive, neither will your heavenly Father forgive your transgressions," is omitted in the best manuscripts. It was probably added by copyists under the influence of MAT 06:15.
NAB MAR 11:29 "I shall ask you one question. Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
NAB MAR 11:30 Was John's baptism of heavenly or of human origin? Answer me."
NAB MAR 11:33 "Neither shall I tell you by what authority I do these things."
NAB MAR 12:01 "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press, and built a tower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and left on a journey.
NAB MAR 12:02 At the proper time he sent a servant to the tenants to obtain from them some of the produce of the vineyard.
NAB MAR 12:03 But they seized him, beat him, and sent him away empty-handed.
NAB MAR 12:04 Again he sent them another servant. And that one they beat over the head and treated shamefully.
NAB MAR 12:05 He sent yet another whom they killed. So, too, many others; some they beat, others they killed.
NAB MAR 12:06 He had one other to send, a beloved son. He sent him to them last of all, thinking, 'They will respect my son.'
NAB MAR 12:07 But those tenants said to one another, 'This is the heir. Come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.'
NAB MAR 12:08 So they seized him and killed him, and threw him out of the vineyard.
NAB MAR 12:09 What (then) will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come, put the tenants to death, and give the vineyard to others.
NAB MAR 12:10 Have you not read this scripture passage: 'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone;
NAB MAR 12:11 by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?'"
NAB MAR 12:15 "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius to look at."
NAB MAR 12:16 "Whose image and inscription is this?"
NAB MAR 12:17 "Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.'
NAB MAR 12:24 "Are you not misled because you do not know the scriptures or the power of God?
NAB MAR 12:25 When they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but they are like the angels in heaven.
NAB MAR 12:26 As for the dead being raised, have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God told him, 'I am the God of Abraham, (the) God of Isaac, and (the) God of Jacob?'
NAB MAR 12:27 He is not God of the dead but of the living. You are greatly misled."
NAB MAR 12:29 "The first is this: 'Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone!
NAB MAR 12:30 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
NAB MAR 12:31 The second is this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."
NAB MAR 12:34 "You are not far from the kingdom of God."
NAB MAR 12:35 "How do the scribes claim that the Messiah is the son of David?
NAB MAR 12:36 David himself, inspired by the holy Spirit, said: 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand until I place your enemies under your feet."'
NAB MAR 12:37 David himself calls him 'lord;' so how is he his son?"
NAB MAR 12:38 "Beware of the scribes, who like to go around in long robes and accept greetings in the marketplaces,
NAB MAR 12:39 seats of honor in synagogues, and places of honor at banquets.
NAB MAR 12:40 They devour the houses of widows and, as a pretext, recite lengthy prayers. They will receive a very severe condemnation."
NAB MAR 12:43 "Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury.
NAB MAR 12:44 For they have all contributed from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood."
NAB MAR 13:02 "Do you see these great buildings? There will not be one stone left upon another that will not be thrown down."
NAB MAR 13:05 "See that no one deceives you.
NAB MAR 13:06 Many will come in my name saying, 'I am he,' and they will deceive many.
NAB MAR 13:07 When you hear of wars and reports of wars do not be alarmed; such things must happen, but it will not yet be the end.
NAB MAR 13:08 Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes from place to place and there will be famines. These are the beginnings of the labor pains.
NAB MAR 13:09 "Watch out for yourselves. They will hand you over to the courts. You will be beaten in synagogues. You will be arraigned before governors and kings because of me, as a witness before them.
NAB MAR 13:10 But the gospel must first be preached to all nations.
NAB MAR 13:11 When they lead you away and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say. But say whatever will be given to you at that hour. For it will not be you who are speaking but the holy Spirit.
NAB MAR 13:12 Brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
NAB MAR 13:13 You will be hated by all because of my name. But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved.
NAB MAR 13:14 "When you see the desolating abomination standing where he should not, . . . then those in Judea must flee to the mountains,
NAB MAR 13:15 (and) a person on a housetop must not go down or enter to get anything out of his house,
NAB MAR 13:16 and a person in a field must not return to get his cloak.
NAB MAR 13:17 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days.
NAB MAR 13:18 Pray that this does not happen in winter.
NAB MAR 13:19 For those times will have tribulation such as has not been since the beginning of God's creation until now, nor ever will be.
NAB MAR 13:20 If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect whom he chose, he did shorten the days.
NAB MAR 13:21 If anyone says to you then, 'Look, here is the Messiah! Look, there he is!' do not believe it.
NAB MAR 13:22 False messiahs and false prophets will arise and will perform signs and wonders in order to mislead, if that were possible, the elect.
NAB MAR 13:23 Be watchful! I have told it all to you beforehand.
NAB MAR 13:24 "But in those days after that tribulation the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light,
NAB MAR 13:25 and the stars will be falling from the sky, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.
NAB MAR 13:26 And then they will see 'the Son of Man coming in the clouds' with great power and glory,
NAB MAR 13:27 and then he will send out the angels and gather (his) elect from the four winds, from the end of the earth to the end of the sky.
NAB MAR 13:28 "Learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its branch becomes tender and sprouts leaves, you know that summer is near.
NAB MAR 13:29 In the same way, when you see these things happening, know that he is near, at the gates.
NAB MAR 13:30 Amen, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place.
NAB MAR 13:31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
NAB MAR 13:32 "But of that day or hour, no one knows, neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
NAB MAR 13:33 Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the time will come.
NAB MAR 13:34 It is like a man traveling abroad. He leaves home and places his servants in charge, each with his work, and orders the gatekeeper to be on the watch.
NAB MAR 13:35 Watch, therefore; you do not know when the lord of the house is coming, whether in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or in the morning.
NAB MAR 13:36 May he not come suddenly and find you sleeping.
NAB MAR 13:37 What I say to you, I say to all: 'Watch!'"
NAB MAR 14:06 "Let her alone. Why do you make trouble for her? She has done a good thing for me.
NAB MAR 14:07 The poor you will always have with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them, but you will not always have me.
NAB MAR 14:08 She has done what she could. She has anticipated anointing my body for burial.
NAB MAR 14:09 Amen, I say to you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed to the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her."
NAB MAR 14:13 "Go into the city and a man will meet you, carrying a jar of water. Follow him.
NAB MAR 14:14 Wherever he enters, say to the master of the house, 'The Teacher says, "Where is my guest room where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?"'
NAB MAR 14:15 Then he will show you a large upper room furnished and ready. Make the preparations for us there."
NAB MAR 14:18 "Amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me, one who is eating with me."
NAB MAR 14:20 "One of the Twelve, the one who dips with me into the dish.
NAB MAR 14:21 For the Son of Man indeed goes, as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed. It would be better for that man if he had never been born."
NAB MAR 14:22 "Take it; this is my body."
NAB MAR 14:24 "This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many.
NAB MAR 14:25 Amen, I say to you, I shall not drink again the fruit of the vine until the day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God."
NAB MAR 14:27 "All of you will have your faith shaken, for it is written: 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be dispersed.'
NAB MAR 14:28 But after I have been raised up, I shall go before you to Galilee."
NAB MAR 14:30 "Amen, I say to you, this very night before the cock crows twice you will deny me three times."
NAB MAR 14:32 "Sit here while I pray."
NAB MAR 14:34 "My soul is sorrowful even to death. Remain here and keep watch."
NAB MAR 14:36 "Abba, Father, all things are possible to you. Take this cup away from me, but not what I will but what you will."
NAB MAR 14:37 "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
NAB MAR 14:38 Watch and pray that you may not undergo the test. The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak."
NAB MAR 14:41 "Are you still sleeping and taking your rest? It is enough. The hour has come. Behold, the Son of Man is to be handed over to sinners.
NAB MAR 14:42 Get up, let us go. See, my betrayer is at hand."
NAB MAR 14:48 "Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs, to seize me?
NAB MAR 14:49 Day after day I was with you teaching in the temple area, yet you did not arrest me; but that the scriptures may be fulfilled."
NAB MAR 14:62 "I am; and 'you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power and coming with the clouds of heaven.'"
NAB MAR 14:72 "Before the cock crows twice you will deny me three times."
NAB MAR 15:02 "You say so."
NAB MAR 15:34 "Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?" . . . "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
NAB MAR 16:15 "Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.
NAB MAR 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned.
NAB MAR 16:17 These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will drive out demons, they will speak new languages.
NAB MAR 16:18 They will pick up serpents (with their hands), and if they drink any deadly thing, it will not harm them. They will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."
The Gospel According to St. Luke (LUK)
NAB LUK 02:49 "Why were you looking for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father's house?"
NAB LUK 04:04 "It is written, 'One does not live by bread alone.'"
NAB LUK 04:08 "It is written: 'You shall worship the Lord, your God, and him alone shall you serve.'"
NAB LUK 04:12 "It also says, 'You shall not put the Lord, your God, to the test.'"
NAB LUK 04:18 "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free,
NAB LUK 04:19 and to proclaim a year acceptable to the Lord."
NAB LUK 04:21 "Today this scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing."
NAB LUK 04:23 "Surely you will quote me this proverb, 'Physician, cure yourself,' and say, 'Do here in your native place the things that we heard were done in Capernaum.'"
NAB LUK 04:24 "Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.
NAB LUK 04:25 Indeed, I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah when the sky was closed for three and a half years and a severe famine spread over the entire land.
NAB LUK 04:26 It was to none of these that Elijah was sent, but only to a widow in Zarephath in the land of Sidon.
NAB LUK 04:27 Again, there were many lepers in Israel during the time of Elisha the prophet; yet not one of them was cleansed, but only Naaman the Syrian."
NAB LUK 04:35 "Be quiet! Come out of him!"
NAB LUK 04:43 "To the other towns also I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God, because for this purpose I have been sent."
NAB LUK 05:04 "Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch."
NAB LUK 05:10 "Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men."
NAB LUK 05:13 "I do will it. Be made clean."
NAB LUK 05:14 "Go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses prescribed; that will be proof for them."
NAB LUK 05:20 "As for you, your sins are forgiven."
NAB LUK 05:22 "What are you thinking in your hearts?
NAB LUK 05:23 Which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise and walk?'
NAB LUK 05:24 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins'' . . . "I say to you, rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home."
NAB LUK 05:27 "Follow me."
NAB LUK 05:31 "Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but the sick do.
NAB LUK 05:32 I have not come to call the righteous to repentance but sinners."
NAB LUK 05:34 "Can you make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them?
NAB LUK 05:35 But the days will come, and when the bridegroom is taken away from them, then they will fast in those days."
NAB LUK 05:36 No one tears a piece from a new cloak to patch an old one. Otherwise, he will tear the new and the piece from it will not match the old cloak.
NAB LUK 05:37 Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined.
NAB LUK 05:38 Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.
NAB LUK 05:39 (And) no one who has been drinking old wine desires new, for he says, 'The old is good.'"
NAB LUK 06:03 "Have you not read what David did when he and those (who were) with him were hungry?
NAB LUK 06:04 (How) he went into the house of God, took the bread of offering, which only the priests could lawfully eat, ate of it, and shared it with his companions."
NAB LUK 06:05 "The Son of Man is lord of the sabbath."
NAB LUK 06:08 "Come up and stand before us."
NAB LUK 06:09 "I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?"
NAB LUK 06:10 "Stretch out your hand."
NAB LUK 06:20 "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours.
NAB LUK 06:21 Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh.
NAB LUK 06:22 Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man.
NAB LUK 06:23 Rejoice and leap for joy on that day! Behold, your reward will be great in heaven. For their ancestors treated the prophets in the same way.
NAB LUK 06:24 But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation.
NAB LUK 06:25 But woe to you who are filled now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will grieve and weep.
NAB LUK 06:26 Woe to you when all speak well of you, for their ancestors treated the false prophets in this way.
NAB LUK 06:27 "But to you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
NAB LUK 06:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
NAB LUK 06:29 To the person who strikes you on one cheek, offer the other one as well, and from the person who takes your cloak, do not withhold even your tunic.
NAB LUK 06:30 Give to everyone who asks of you, and from the one who takes what is yours do not demand it back.
NAB LUK 06:31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
NAB LUK 06:32 For if you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
NAB LUK 06:33 And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do the same.
NAB LUK 06:34 If you lend money to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit (is) that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, and get back the same amount.
NAB LUK 06:35 But rather, love your enemies and do good to them, and lend expecting nothing back; then your reward will be great and you will be children of the Most High, for he himself is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.
NAB LUK 06:36 Be merciful, just as (also) your Father is merciful.
NAB LUK 06:37 "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven.
NAB LUK 06:38 Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you."
NAB LUK 06:39 "Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit?
NAB LUK 06:40 No disciple is superior to the teacher; but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher.
NAB LUK 06:41 Why do you notice the splinter in your brother's eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own?
NAB LUK 06:42 How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me remove that splinter in your eye,' when you do not even notice the wooden beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! Remove the wooden beam from your eye first; then you will see clearly to remove the splinter in your brother's eye.
NAB LUK 06:43 "A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit.
NAB LUK 06:44 For every tree is known by its own fruit. For people do not pick figs from thornbushes, nor do they gather grapes from brambles.
NAB LUK 06:45 A good person out of the store of goodness in his heart produces good, but an evil person out of a store of evil produces evil; for from the fullness of the heart the mouth speaks.
NAB LUK 06:46 "Why do you call me, 'Lord, Lord,' but not do what I command?
NAB LUK 06:47 I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, listens to my words, and acts on them.
NAB LUK 06:48 That one is like a person building a house, who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock; when the flood came, the river burst against that house but could not shake it because it had been well built.
NAB LUK 06:49 But the one who listens and does not act is like a person who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the river burst against it, it collapsed at once and was completely destroyed."
NAB LUK 07:09 "I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith."
NAB LUK 07:13 "Do not weep."
NAB LUK 07:14 "Young man, I tell you, arise!"
NAB LUK 07:22 "Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the good news proclaimed to them.
NAB LUK 07:23 And blessed is the one who takes no offense at me."
NAB LUK 07:24 "What did you go out to the desert to see - a reed swayed by the wind?
NAB LUK 07:25 Then what did you go out to see? Someone dressed in fine garments? Those who dress luxuriously and live sumptuously are found in royal palaces.
NAB LUK 07:26 Then what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.
NAB LUK 07:27 This is the one about whom scripture says: 'Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, he will prepare your way before you.'
NAB LUK 07:28 I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John; yet the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."
NAB LUK 07:31 "Then to what shall I compare the people of this generation? What are they like?
NAB LUK 07:32 They are like children who sit in the marketplace and call to one another, 'We played the flute for you, but you did not dance. We sang a dirge, but you did not weep.'
NAB LUK 07:33 For John the Baptist came neither eating food nor drinking wine, and you said, 'He is possessed by a demon.'
NAB LUK 07:34 The Son of Man came eating and drinking and you said, 'Look, he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.'
NAB LUK 07:35 But wisdom is vindicated by all her children."
NAB LUK 07:40 "Simon, I have something to say to you."
NAB LUK 07:41 Two people were in debt to a certain creditor; one owed five hundred days' wages and the other owed fifty.
NAB LUK 07:42 Since they were unable to repay the debt, he forgave it for both. Which of them will love him more?"
NAB LUK 07:43 "You have judged rightly."
NAB LUK 07:44 "Do you see this woman? When I entered your house, you did not give me water for my feet, but she has bathed them with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
NAB LUK 07:45 You did not give me a kiss, but she has not ceased kissing my feet since the time I entered.
NAB LUK 07:46 You did not anoint my head with oil, but she anointed my feet with ointment.
NAB LUK 07:47 So I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; hence, she has shown great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven, loves little."
NAB LUK 07:48 "Your sins are forgiven."
NAB LUK 07:50 "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."
NAB LUK 08:05 "A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path and was trampled, and the birds of the sky ate it up.
NAB LUK 08:06 Some seed fell on rocky ground, and when it grew, it withered for lack of moisture.
NAB LUK 08:07 Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew with it and choked it.
NAB LUK 08:08 And some seed fell on good soil, and when it grew, it produced fruit a hundredfold." . . . "Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear."
NAB LUK 08:10 "Knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of God has been granted to you; but to the rest, they are made known through parables so that 'they may look but not see, and hear but not understand.'
NAB LUK 08:11 "This is the meaning of the parable. The seed is the word of God.
NAB LUK 08:12 Those on the path are the ones who have heard, but the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts that they may not believe and be saved.
NAB LUK 08:13 Those on rocky ground are the ones who, when they hear, receive the word with joy, but they have no root; they believe only for a time and fall away in time of trial.
NAB LUK 08:14 As for the seed that fell among thorns, they are the ones who have heard, but as they go along, they are choked by the anxieties and riches and pleasures of life, and they fail to produce mature fruit.
NAB LUK 08:15 But as for the seed that fell on rich soil, they are the ones who, when they have heard the word, embrace it with a generous and good heart, and bear fruit through perseverance.
NAB LUK 08:16 "No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light.
NAB LUK 08:17 For there is nothing hidden that will not become visible, and nothing secret that will not be known and come to light.
NAB LUK 08:18 Take care, then, how you hear. To anyone who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he seems to have will be taken away."
NAB LUK 08:21 "My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it."
NAB LUK 08:22 "Let us cross to the other side of the lake."
NAB LUK 08:25 "Where is your faith?"
NAB LUK 08:30 "What is your name?"
NAB LUK 08:39 "Return home and recount what God has done for you."
NAB LUK 08:45 "Who touched me?"
NAB LUK 08:46 "Someone has touched me; for I know that power has gone out from me."
NAB LUK 08:48 "Daughter, your faith has saved you; go in peace."
NAB LUK 08:50 "Do not be afraid; just have faith and she will be saved."
NAB LUK 08:52 "Do not weep any longer, for she is not dead, but sleeping."
NAB LUK 08:54 "Child, arise!"
NAB LUK 09:03 "Take nothing for the journey, neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money, and let no one take a second tunic.
NAB LUK 09:04 Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there.
NAB LUK 09:05 And as for those who do not welcome you, when you leave that town, shake the dust from your feet in testimony against them."
NAB LUK 09:13 "Give them some food yourselves."
NAB LUK 09:14 "Have them sit down in groups of (about) fifty."
NAB LUK 09:18 "Who do the crowds say that I am?"
NAB LUK 09:20 "But who do you say that I am?"
NAB LUK 09:22 "The Son of Man must suffer greatly and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the third day be raised."
NAB LUK 09:23 "If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
NAB LUK 09:24 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.
NAB LUK 09:25 What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself?
NAB LUK 09:26 Whoever is ashamed of me and of my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
NAB LUK 09:27 Truly I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God."
NAB LUK 09:41 "O faithless and perverse generation, how long will I be with you and endure you? Bring your son here."
NAB LUK 09:44 "Pay attention to what I am telling you. The Son of Man is to be handed over to men."
NAB LUK 09:48 "Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest."
NAB LUK 09:50 "Do not prevent him, for whoever is not against you is for you."
NAB LUK 09:55 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB LUK 09:56 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB LUK 09:58 "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head."
NAB LUK 09:59 "Follow me."
NAB LUK 09:60 "Let the dead bury their dead. But you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God."
NAB LUK 09:62 "No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God."
NAB LUK 10:02 "The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.
NAB LUK 10:03 Go on your way; behold, I am sending you like lambs among wolves.
NAB LUK 10:04 Carry no money bag, no sack, no sandals; and greet no one along the way.
NAB LUK 10:05 Into whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace to this household.'
NAB LUK 10:06 If a peaceful person lives there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.
NAB LUK 10:07 Stay in the same house and eat and drink what is offered to you, for the laborer deserves his payment. Do not move about from one house to another.
NAB LUK 10:08 Whatever town you enter and they welcome you, eat what is set before you,
NAB LUK 10:09 cure the sick in it and say to them, 'The kingdom of God is at hand for you.'
NAB LUK 10:10 Whatever town you enter and they do not receive you, go out into the streets and say,
NAB LUK 10:11 'The dust of your town that clings to our feet, even that we shake off against you.' Yet know this: the kingdom of God is at hand.
NAB LUK 10:12 I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom on that day than for that town.
NAB LUK 10:13 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty deeds done in your midst had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would long ago have repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
NAB LUK 10:14 But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.
NAB LUK 10:15 And as for you, Capernaum, 'Will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to the netherworld.'"
NAB LUK 10:16 Whoever listens to you listens to me. Whoever rejects you rejects me. And whoever rejects me rejects the one who sent me."
NAB LUK 10:18 "I have observed Satan fall like lightning from the sky.
NAB LUK 10:19 Behold, I have given you the power 'to tread upon serpents' and scorpions and upon the full force of the enemy and nothing will harm you.
NAB LUK 10:20 Nevertheless, do not rejoice because the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice because your names are written in heaven."
NAB LUK 10:21 "I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will.
NAB LUK 10:22 All things have been handed over to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him."
NAB LUK 10:23 "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.
NAB LUK 10:24 For I say to you, many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear what you hear, but did not hear it."
NAB LUK 10:26 "What is written in the law? How do you read it?"
NAB LUK 10:28 "You have answered correctly; do this and you will live."
NAB LUK 10:30 "A man fell victim to robbers as he went down from Jerusalem to Jericho. They stripped and beat him and went off leaving him half-dead.
NAB LUK 10:31 A priest happened to be going down that road, but when he saw him, he passed by on the opposite side.
NAB LUK 10:32 Likewise a Levite came to the place, and when he saw him, he passed by on the opposite side.
NAB LUK 10:33 But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight.
NAB LUK 10:34 He approached the victim, poured oil and wine over his wounds and bandaged them. Then he lifted him up on his own animal, took him to an inn and cared for him.
NAB LUK 10:35 The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper with the instruction, 'Take care of him. If you spend more than what I have given you, I shall repay you on my way back.'
NAB LUK 10:36 Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robbers' victim?"
NAB LUK 10:37 "Go and do likewise."
NAB LUK 10:41 "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things.
NAB LUK 10:42 There is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her."
NAB LUK 11:02 "When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.
NAB LUK 11:03 Give us each day our daily bread
NAB LUK 11:04 and forgive us our sins for we ourselves forgive everyone in debt to us, and do not subject us to the final test."
NAB LUK 11:05 "Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
NAB LUK 11:06 for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from a journey and I have nothing to offer him,'
NAB LUK 11:07 and he says in reply from within, 'Do not bother me; the door has already been locked and my children and I are already in bed. I cannot get up to give you anything.'
NAB LUK 11:08 I tell you, if he does not get up to give him the loaves because of their friendship, he will get up to give him whatever he needs because of his persistence.
NAB LUK 11:09 "And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
NAB LUK 11:10 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
NAB LUK 11:11 What father among you would hand his son a snake when he asks for a fish?
NAB LUK 11:12 Or hand him a scorpion when he asks for an egg?
NAB LUK 11:13 If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Father in heaven give the holy Spirit to those who ask him?"
NAB LUK 11:17 "Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste and house will fall against house.
NAB LUK 11:18 And if Satan is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say that it is by Beelzebul that I drive out demons.
NAB LUK 11:19 If I, then, drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your own people drive them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
NAB LUK 11:20 But if it is by the finger of God that (I) drive out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
NAB LUK 11:21 When a strong man fully armed guards his palace, his possessions are safe.
NAB LUK 11:22 But when one stronger than he attacks and overcomes him, he takes away the armor on which he relied and distributes the spoils.
NAB LUK 11:23 Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.
NAB LUK 11:24 "When an unclean spirit goes out of someone, it roams through arid regions searching for rest but, finding none, it says, 'I shall return to my home from which I came.'
NAB LUK 11:25 But upon returning, it finds it swept clean and put in order.
NAB LUK 11:26 Then it goes and brings back seven other spirits more wicked than itself who move in and dwell there, and the last condition of that person is worse than the first."
NAB LUK 11:28 "Rather, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."
NAB LUK 11:29 "This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah.
NAB LUK 11:30 Just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
NAB LUK 11:31 At the judgment the queen of the south will rise with the men of this generation and she will condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and there is something greater than Solomon here.
NAB LUK 11:32 At the judgment the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because at the preaching of Jonah they repented, and there is something greater than Jonah here.
NAB LUK 11:33 "No one who lights a lamp hides it away or places it (under a bushel basket), but on a lampstand so that those who enter might see the light.
NAB LUK 11:34 The lamp of the body is your eye. When your eye is sound, then your whole body is filled with light, but when it is bad, then your body is in darkness.
NAB LUK 11:35 Take care, then, that the light in you not become darkness.
NAB LUK 11:36 If your whole body is full of light, and no part of it is in darkness, then it will be as full of light as a lamp illuminating you with its brightness."
NAB LUK 11:39 "Oh you Pharisees! Although you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish, inside you are filled with plunder and evil.
NAB LUK 11:40 You fools! Did not the maker of the outside also make the inside?
NAB LUK 11:41 But as to what is within, give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you.
NAB LUK 11:42 Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and of rue and of every garden herb, but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God. These you should have done, without overlooking the others.
NAB LUK 11:43 Woe to you Pharisees! You love the seat of honor in synagogues and greetings in marketplaces.
NAB LUK 11:44 Woe to you! You are like unseen graves over which people unknowingly walk."
NAB LUK 11:46 "Woe also to you scholars of the law! You impose on people burdens hard to carry, but you yourselves do not lift one finger to touch them.
NAB LUK 11:47 Woe to you! You build the memorials of the prophets whom your ancestors killed.
NAB LUK 11:48 Consequently, you bear witness and give consent to the deeds of your ancestors, for they killed them and you do the building.
NAB LUK 11:49 Therefore, the wisdom of God said, 'I will send to them prophets and apostles; some of them they will kill and persecute'
NAB LUK 11:50 in order that this generation might be charged with the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world,
NAB LUK 11:51 from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah who died between the altar and the temple building. Yes, I tell you, this generation will be charged with their blood!
NAB LUK 11:52 Woe to you, scholars of the law! You have taken away the key of knowledge. You yourselves did not enter and you stopped those trying to enter."
NAB LUK 12:01 "Beware of the leaven - that is, the hypocrisy - of the Pharisees.
NAB LUK 12:02 "There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known.
NAB LUK 12:03 Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops.
NAB LUK 12:04 I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body but after that can do no more.
NAB LUK 12:05 I shall show you whom to fear. Be afraid of the one who after killing has the power to cast into Gehenna; yes, I tell you, be afraid of that one.
NAB LUK 12:06 Are not five sparrows sold for two small coins? Yet not one of them has escaped the notice of God.
NAB LUK 12:07 Even the hairs of your head have all been counted. Do not be afraid. You are worth more than many sparrows.
NAB LUK 12:08 I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God.
NAB LUK 12:09 But whoever denies me before others will be denied before the angels of God.
NAB LUK 12:10 "Everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the holy Spirit will not be forgiven.
NAB LUK 12:11 When they take you before synagogues and before rulers and authorities, do not worry about how or what your defense will be or about what you are to say.
NAB LUK 12:12 For the holy Spirit will teach you at that moment what you should say."
NAB LUK 12:14 "Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator?"
NAB LUK 12:15 "Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one's life does not consist of possessions."
NAB LUK 12:16 "There was a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest.
NAB LUK 12:17 He asked himself, 'What shall I do, for I do not have space to store my harvest?'
NAB LUK 12:18 And he said, 'This is what I shall do: I shall tear down my barns and build larger ones. There I shall store all my grain and other goods
NAB LUK 12:19 and I shall say to myself, "Now as for you, you have so many good things stored up for many years, rest, eat, drink, be merry!"
NAB LUK 12:20 But God said to him, 'You fool, this night your life will be demanded of you; and the things you have prepared, to whom will they belong?'
NAB LUK 12:21 Thus will it be for the one who stores up treasure for himself but is not rich in what matters to God."
NAB LUK 12:22 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life and what you will eat, or about your body and what you will wear.
NAB LUK 12:23 For life is more than food and the body more than clothing.
NAB LUK 12:24 Notice the ravens: they do not sow or reap; they have neither storehouse nor barn, yet God feeds them. How much more important are you than birds!
NAB LUK 12:25 Can any of you by worrying add a moment to your lifespan?
NAB LUK 12:26 If even the smallest things are beyond your control, why are you anxious about the rest?
NAB LUK 12:27 Notice how the flowers grow. They do not toil or spin. But I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of them.
NAB LUK 12:28 If God so clothes the grass in the field that grows today and is thrown into the oven tomorrow, will he not much more provide for you, O you of little faith?
NAB LUK 12:29 As for you, do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, and do not worry anymore.
NAB LUK 12:30 All the nations of the world seek for these things, and your Father knows that you need them.
NAB LUK 12:31 Instead, seek his kingdom, and these other things will be given you besides.
NAB LUK 12:32 Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.
NAB LUK 12:33 Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy.
NAB LUK 12:34 For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.
NAB LUK 12:35 "Gird your loins and light your lamps
NAB LUK 12:36 and be like servants who await their master's return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks.
NAB LUK 12:37 Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival. Amen, I say to you, he will gird himself, have them recline at table, and proceed to wait on them.
NAB LUK 12:38 And should he come in the second or third watch and find them prepared in this way, blessed are those servants.
NAB LUK 12:39 Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour when the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into.
NAB LUK 12:40 You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come."
NAB LUK 12:42 "Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the master will put in charge of his servants to distribute (the) food allowance at the proper time?
NAB LUK 12:43 Blessed is that servant whom his master on arrival finds doing so.
NAB LUK 12:44 Truly, I say to you, he will put him in charge of all his property.
NAB LUK 12:45 But if that servant says to himself, 'My master is delayed in coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, to eat and drink and get drunk,
NAB LUK 12:46 then that servant's master will come on an unexpected day and at an unknown hour and will punish him severely and assign him a place with the unfaithful.
NAB LUK 12:47 That servant who knew his master's will but did not make preparations nor act in accord with his will shall be beaten severely;
NAB LUK 12:48 and the servant who was ignorant of his master's will but acted in a way deserving of a severe beating shall be beaten only lightly. Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.
NAB LUK 12:49 "I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!
NAB LUK 12:50 There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished!
NAB LUK 12:51 Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division.
NAB LUK 12:52 From now on a household of five will be divided, three against two and two against three;
NAB LUK 12:53 a father will be divided against his son and a son against his father, a mother against her daughter and a daughter against her mother, a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law."
NAB LUK 12:54 "When you see (a) cloud rising in the west you say immediately that it is going to rain - and so it does;
NAB LUK 12:55 and when you notice that the wind is blowing from the south you say that it is going to be hot - and so it is.
NAB LUK 12:56 You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to interpret the present time?
NAB LUK 12:57 "Why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?
NAB LUK 12:58 If you are to go with your opponent before a magistrate, make an effort to settle the matter on the way; otherwise your opponent will turn you over to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the constable, and the constable throw you into prison.
NAB LUK 12:59 I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last penny."
NAB LUK 13:02 "Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans?
NAB LUK 13:03 By no means! But I tell you, if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!
NAB LUK 13:04 Or those eighteen people who were killed when the tower at Siloam fell on them - do you think they were more guilty than everyone else who lived in Jerusalem?
NAB LUK 13:05 By no means! But I tell you, if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!"
NAB LUK 13:06 "There once was a person who had a fig tree planted in his orchard, and when he came in search of fruit on it but found none,
NAB LUK 13:07 he said to the gardener, 'For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. (So) cut it down. Why should it exhaust the soil?'
NAB LUK 13:08 He said to him in reply, 'Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it;
NAB LUK 13:09 it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut it down.'"
NAB LUK 13:12 "Woman, you are set free of your infirmity."
NAB LUK 13:15 "Hypocrites! Does not each one of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his ass from the manger and lead it out for watering?
NAB LUK 13:16 This daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has bound for eighteen years now, ought she not to have been set free on the sabbath day from this bondage?"
NAB LUK 13:18 "What is the kingdom of God like? To what can I compare it?
NAB LUK 13:19 It is like a mustard seed that a person took and planted in the garden. When it was fully grown, it became a large bush and 'the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches.'"
NAB LUK 13:20 "To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?
NAB LUK 13:21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed (in) with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch of dough was leavened."
NAB LUK 13:24 "Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough.
NAB LUK 13:25 After the master of the house has arisen and locked the door, then will you stand outside knocking and saying, 'Lord, open the door for us.' He will say to you in reply, 'I do not know where you are from.'
NAB LUK 13:26 And you will say, 'We ate and drank in your company and you taught in our streets.'
NAB LUK 13:27 Then he will say to you, 'I do not know where (you) are from. Depart from me, all you evildoers!'
NAB LUK 13:28 And there will be wailing and grinding of teeth when you see Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God and you yourselves cast out.
NAB LUK 13:29 And people will come from the east and the west and from the north and the south and will recline at table in the kingdom of God.
NAB LUK 13:30 For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last."
NAB LUK 13:32 "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and I perform healings today and tomorrow, and on the third day I accomplish my purpose.
NAB LUK 13:33 Yet I must continue on my way today, tomorrow, and the following day, for it is impossible that a prophet should die outside of Jerusalem.'
NAB LUK 13:34 "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how many times I yearned to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were unwilling!
NAB LUK 13:35 Behold, your house will be abandoned. (But) I tell you, you will not see me until (the time comes when) you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'"
NAB LUK 14:03 "Is it lawful to cure on the sabbath or not?"
NAB LUK 14:05 "Who among you, if your son or ox falls into a cistern, would not immediately pull him out on the sabbath day?"
NAB LUK 14:08 "When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not recline at table in the place of honor. A more distinguished guest than you may have been invited by him,
NAB LUK 14:09 and the host who invited both of you may approach you and say, 'Give your place to this man,' and then you would proceed with embarrassment to take the lowest place.
NAB LUK 14:10 Rather, when you are invited, go and take the lowest place so that when the host comes to you he may say, 'My friend, move up to a higher position.' Then you will enjoy the esteem of your companions at the table.
NAB LUK 14:11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
NAB LUK 14:12 "When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors, in case they may invite you back and you have repayment.
NAB LUK 14:13 Rather, when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind;
NAB LUK 14:14 blessed indeed will you be because of their inability to repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
NAB LUK 14:16 "A man gave a great dinner to which he invited many.
NAB LUK 14:17 When the time for the dinner came, he dispatched his servant to say to those invited, 'Come, everything is now ready.'
NAB LUK 14:18 But one by one, they all began to excuse themselves. The first said to him, 'I have purchased a field and must go to examine it; I ask you, consider me excused.'
NAB LUK 14:19 And another said, 'I have purchased five yoke of oxen and am on my way to evaluate them; I ask you, consider me excused.'
NAB LUK 14:20 And another said, 'I have just married a woman, and therefore I cannot come.'
NAB LUK 14:21 The servant went and reported this to his master. Then the master of the house in a rage commanded his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in here the poor and the crippled, the blind and the lame.'
NAB LUK 14:22 The servant reported, 'Sir, your orders have been carried out and still there is room.'
NAB LUK 14:23 The master then ordered the servant, 'Go out to the highways and hedgerows and make people come in that my home may be filled.
NAB LUK 14:24 For, I tell you, none of those men who were invited will taste my dinner.'"
NAB LUK 14:26 "If any one comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
NAB LUK 14:27 Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.
NAB LUK 14:28 Which of you wishing to construct a tower does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if there is enough for its completion?
NAB LUK 14:29 Otherwise, after laying the foundation and finding himself unable to finish the work the onlookers should laugh at him
NAB LUK 14:30 and say, 'This one began to build but did not have the resources to finish.'
NAB LUK 14:31 Or what king marching into battle would not first sit down and decide whether with ten thousand troops he can successfully oppose another king advancing upon him with twenty thousand troops?
NAB LUK 14:32 But if not, while he is still far away, he will send a delegation to ask for peace terms.
NAB LUK 14:33 In the same way, everyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.
NAB LUK 14:34 "Salt is good, but if salt itself loses its taste, with what can its flavor be restored?
NAB LUK 14:35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out. Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear."
NAB LUK 15:04 "What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it?
NAB LUK 15:05 And when he does find it, he sets it on his shoulders with great joy
NAB LUK 15:06 and, upon his arrival home, he calls together his friends and neighbors and says to them, 'Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.'
NAB LUK 15:07 I tell you, in just the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.
NAB LUK 15:08 "Or what woman having ten coins and losing one would not light a lamp and sweep the house, searching carefully until she finds it?
NAB LUK 15:09 And when she does find it, she calls together her friends and neighbors and says to them, 'Rejoice with me because I have found the coin that I lost.'
NAB LUK 15:10 In just the same way, I tell you, there will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents."
NAB LUK 15:11 "A man had two sons,
NAB LUK 15:12 and the younger son said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of your estate that should come to me.' So the father divided the property between them.
NAB LUK 15:13 After a few days, the younger son collected all his belongings and set off to a distant country where he squandered his inheritance on a life of dissipation.
NAB LUK 15:14 When he had freely spent everything, a severe famine struck that country, and he found himself in dire need.
NAB LUK 15:15 So he hired himself out to one of the local citizens who sent him to his farm to tend the swine.
NAB LUK 15:16 And he longed to eat his fill of the pods on which the swine fed, but nobody gave him any.
NAB LUK 15:17 Coming to his senses he thought, 'How many of my father's hired workers have more than enough food to eat, but here am I, dying from hunger.
NAB LUK 15:18 I shall get up and go to my father and I shall say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.
NAB LUK 15:19 I no longer deserve to be called your son; treat me as you would treat one of your hired workers."'
NAB LUK 15:20 So he got up and went back to his father. While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him and kissed him.
NAB LUK 15:21 His son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you; I no longer deserve to be called your son.'
NAB LUK 15:22 But his father ordered his servants, 'Quickly bring the finest robe and put it on him; put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.
NAB LUK 15:23 Take the fattened calf and slaughter it. Then let us celebrate with a feast,
NAB LUK 15:24 because this son of mine was dead, and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found.' Then the celebration began.
NAB LUK 15:25 Now the older son had been out in the field and, on his way back, as he neared the house, he heard the sound of music and dancing.
NAB LUK 15:26 He called one of the servants and asked what this might mean.
NAB LUK 15:27 The servant said to him, 'Your brother has returned and your father has slaughtered the fattened calf because he has him back safe and sound.'
NAB LUK 15:28 He became angry, and when he refused to enter the house, his father came out and pleaded with him.
NAB LUK 15:29 He said to his father in reply, 'Look, all these years I served you and not once did I disobey your orders; yet you never gave me even a young goat to feast on with my friends.
NAB LUK 15:30 But when your son returns who swallowed up your property with prostitutes, for him you slaughter the fattened calf.'
NAB LUK 15:31 He said to him, 'My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours.
NAB LUK 15:32 But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.'"
NAB LUK 16:01 "A rich man had a steward who was reported to him for squandering his property.
NAB LUK 16:02 He summoned him and said, 'What is this I hear about you? Prepare a full account of your stewardship, because you can no longer be my steward.'
NAB LUK 16:03 The steward said to himself, 'What shall I do, now that my master is taking the position of steward away from me? I am not strong enough to dig and I am ashamed to beg.
NAB LUK 16:04 I know what I shall do so that, when I am removed from the stewardship, they may welcome me into their homes.'
NAB LUK 16:05 He called in his master's debtors one by one. To the first he said, 'How much do you owe my master?'
NAB LUK 16:06 He replied, 'One hundred measures of olive oil.' He said to him, 'Here is your promissory note. Sit down and quickly write one for fifty.'
NAB LUK 16:07 Then to another he said, 'And you, how much do you owe?' He replied, 'One hundred kors of wheat.' He said to him, 'Here is your promissory note; write one for eighty.'
NAB LUK 16:08 And the master commended that dishonest steward for acting prudently. "For the children of this world are more prudent in dealing with their own generation than are the children of light.
NAB LUK 16:09 I tell you, make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth, so that when it fails, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.
NAB LUK 16:10 The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones.
NAB LUK 16:11 If, therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, who will trust you with true wealth?
NAB LUK 16:12 If you are not trustworthy with what belongs to another, who will give you what is yours?
NAB LUK 16:13 No servant can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon."
NAB LUK 16:15 "You justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts; for what is of human esteem is an abomination in the sight of God.
NAB LUK 16:16 "The law and the prophets lasted until John; but from then on the kingdom of God is proclaimed, and everyone who enters does so with violence.
NAB LUK 16:17 It is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for the smallest part of a letter of the law to become invalid.
NAB LUK 16:18 "Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and the one who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.
NAB LUK 16:19 "There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day.
NAB LUK 16:20 And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores,
NAB LUK 16:21 who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps that fell from the rich man's table. Dogs even used to come and lick his sores.
NAB LUK 16:22 When the poor man died, he was carried away by angels to the bosom of Abraham. The rich man also died and was buried,
NAB LUK 16:23 and from the netherworld, where he was in torment, he raised his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.
NAB LUK 16:24 And he cried out, 'Father Abraham, have pity on me. Send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am suffering torment in these flames.'
NAB LUK 16:25 Abraham replied, 'My child, remember that you received what was good during your lifetime while Lazarus likewise received what was bad; but now he is comforted here, whereas you are tormented.
NAB LUK 16:26 Moreover, between us and you a great chasm is established to prevent anyone from crossing who might wish to go from our side to yours or from your side to ours.'
NAB LUK 16:27 He said, 'Then I beg you, father, send him to my father's house,
NAB LUK 16:28 for I have five brothers, so that he may warn them, lest they too come to this place of torment.'
NAB LUK 16:29 But Abraham replied, 'They have Moses and the prophets. Let them listen to them.'
NAB LUK 16:30 He said, 'Oh no, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.'
NAB LUK 16:31 Then Abraham said, 'If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead.'"
NAB LUK 17:01 "Things that cause sin will inevitably occur, but woe to the person through whom they occur.
NAB LUK 17:02 It would be better for him if a millstone were put around his neck and he be thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.
NAB LUK 17:03 Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
NAB LUK 17:04 And if he wrongs you seven times in one day and returns to you seven times saying, 'I am sorry,' you should forgive him."
NAB LUK 17:06 "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to (this) mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
NAB LUK 17:07 "Who among you would say to your servant who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, 'Come here immediately and take your place at table?'
NAB LUK 17:08 Would he not rather say to him, 'Prepare something for me to eat. Put on your apron and wait on me while I eat and drink. You may eat and drink when I am finished?'
NAB LUK 17:09 Is he grateful to that servant because he did what was commanded?
NAB LUK 17:10 So should it be with you. When you have done all you have been commanded, say, 'We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do.'"
NAB LUK 17:14 "Go show yourselves to the priests."
NAB LUK 17:17 "Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine?
NAB LUK 17:18 Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?"
NAB LUK 17:19 "Stand up and go; your faith has saved you."
NAB LUK 17:20 "The coming of the kingdom of God cannot be observed,
NAB LUK 17:21 and no one will announce, 'Look, here it is,' or, 'There it is.' For behold, the kingdom of God is among you."
NAB LUK 17:22 "The days will come when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, but you will not see it.
NAB LUK 17:23 There will be those who will say to you, 'Look, there he is,' (or) 'Look, here he is.' Do not go off, do not run in pursuit.
NAB LUK 17:24 For just as lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be (in his day).
NAB LUK 17:25 But first he must suffer greatly and be rejected by this generation.
NAB LUK 17:26 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man;
NAB LUK 17:27 they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage up to the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
NAB LUK 17:28 Similarly, as it was in the days of Lot: they were eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building;
NAB LUK 17:29 on the day when Lot left Sodom, fire and brimstone rained from the sky to destroy them all.
NAB LUK 17:30 So it will be on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
NAB LUK 17:31 On that day, a person who is on the housetop and whose belongings are in the house must not go down to get them, and likewise a person in the field must not return to what was left behind.
NAB LUK 17:32 Remember the wife of Lot.
NAB LUK 17:33 Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will save it.
NAB LUK 17:34 I tell you, on that night there will be two people in one bed; one will be taken, the other left.
NAB LUK 17:35 And there will be two women grinding meal together; one will be taken, the other left."
NAB LUK 17:36 NO QUOTE GIVEN: The inclusion of LUK 17:36: "There will be two men in the field; one will be taken, the other left behind," in some Western manuscripts appears to be a scribal assimilation to MAT 24:40.
NAB LUK 17:37 "Where the body is, there also the vultures will gather."
NAB LUK 18:02 "There was a judge in a certain town who neither feared God nor respected any human being.
NAB LUK 18:03 And a widow in that town used to come to him and say, 'Render a just decision for me against my adversary.'
NAB LUK 18:04 For a long time the judge was unwilling, but eventually he thought, 'While it is true that I neither fear God nor respect any human being,
NAB LUK 18:05 because this widow keeps bothering me I shall deliver a just decision for her lest she finally come and strike me.'"
NAB LUK 18:06 "Pay attention to what the dishonest judge says.
NAB LUK 18:07 Will not God then secure the rights of his chosen ones who call out to him day and night? Will he be slow to answer them?
NAB LUK 18:08 I tell you, he will see to it that justice is done for them speedily. But when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?"
NAB LUK 18:10 "Two people went up to the temple area to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector.
NAB LUK 18:11 The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, 'O God, I thank you that I am not like the rest of humanity - greedy, dishonest, adulterous - or even like this tax collector.
NAB LUK 18:12 I fast twice a week, and I pay tithes on my whole income.'
NAB LUK 18:13 But the tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat his breast and prayed, 'O God, be merciful to me a sinner.'
NAB LUK 18:14 I tell you, the latter went home justified, not the former; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
NAB LUK 18:16 "Let the children come to me and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
NAB LUK 18:17 Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it."
NAB LUK 18:19 "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.
NAB LUK 18:20 You know the commandments, 'You shall not commit adultery; you shall not kill; you shall not steal; you shall not bear false witness; honor your father and your mother.'"
NAB LUK 18:22 "There is still one thing left for you: sell all that you have and distribute it to the poor, and you will have a treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
NAB LUK 18:24 "How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!
NAB LUK 18:25 For it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."
NAB LUK 18:27 "What is impossible for human beings is possible for God."
NAB LUK 18:29 "Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God
NAB LUK 18:30 who will not receive (back) an overabundant return in this present age and eternal life in the age to come."
NAB LUK 18:31 "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem and everything written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled.
NAB LUK 18:32 He will be handed over to the Gentiles and he will be mocked and insulted and spat upon;
NAB LUK 18:33 and after they have scourged him they will kill him, but on the third day he will rise."
NAB LUK 18:41 "What do you want me to do for you?"
NAB LUK 18:42 "Have sight; your faith has saved you."
NAB LUK 19:05 "Zacchaeus, come down quickly, for today I must stay at your house."
NAB LUK 19:09 "Today salvation has come to this house because this man too is a descendant of Abraham.
NAB LUK 19:10 For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save what was lost."
NAB LUK 19:12 "A nobleman went off to a distant country to obtain the kingship for himself and then to return.
NAB LUK 19:13 He called ten of his servants and gave them ten gold coins and told them, 'Engage in trade with these until I return.'
NAB LUK 19:14 His fellow citizens, however, despised him and sent a delegation after him to announce, 'We do not want this man to be our king.'
NAB LUK 19:15 But when he returned after obtaining the kingship, he had the servants called, to whom he had given the money, to learn what they had gained by trading.
NAB LUK 19:16 The first came forward and said, 'Sir, your gold coin has earned ten additional ones.'
NAB LUK 19:17 He replied, 'Well done, good servant! You have been faithful in this very small matter; take charge of ten cities.'
NAB LUK 19:18 Then the second came and reported, 'Your gold coin, sir, has earned five more.'
NAB LUK 19:19 And to this servant too he said, 'You, take charge of five cities.'
NAB LUK 19:20 Then the other servant came and said, 'Sir, here is your gold coin; I kept it stored away in a handkerchief,
NAB LUK 19:21 for I was afraid of you, because you are a demanding person; you take up what you did not lay down and you harvest what you did not plant.'
NAB LUK 19:22 He said to him, 'With your own words I shall condemn you, you wicked servant. You knew I was a demanding person, taking up what I did not lay down and harvesting what I did not plant;
NAB LUK 19:23 why did you not put my money in a bank? Then on my return I would have collected it with interest.'
NAB LUK 19:24 And to those standing by he said, 'Take the gold coin from him and give it to the servant who has ten.'
NAB LUK 19:25 But they said to him, 'Sir, he has ten gold coins.'
NAB LUK 19:26 'I tell you, to everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
NAB LUK 19:27 Now as for those enemies of mine who did not want me as their king, bring them here and slay them before me.'"
NAB LUK 19:30 "Go into the village opposite you, and as you enter it you will find a colt tethered on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it here.
NAB LUK 19:31 And if anyone should ask you, 'Why are you untying it?' you will answer, 'The Master has need of it.'"
NAB LUK 19:34 "The Master has need of it."
NAB LUK 19:40 "I tell you, if they keep silent, the stones will cry out!"
NAB LUK 19:42 "If this day you only knew what makes for peace - but now it is hidden from your eyes.
NAB LUK 19:43 For the days are coming upon you when your enemies will raise a palisade against you; they will encircle you and hem you in on all sides.
NAB LUK 19:44 They will smash you to the ground and your children within you, and they will not leave one stone upon another within you because you did not recognize the time of your visitation."
NAB LUK 19:46 "It is written, 'My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves.'"
NAB LUK 20:03 "I shall ask you a question. Tell me,
NAB LUK 20:04 was John's baptism of heavenly or of human origin?"
NAB LUK 20:08 "Neither shall I tell you by what authority I do these things."
NAB LUK 20:09 "(A) man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and then went on a journey for a long time.
NAB LUK 20:10 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenant farmers to receive some of the produce of the vineyard. But they beat the servant and sent him away empty-handed.
NAB LUK 20:11 So he proceeded to send another servant, but him also they beat and insulted and sent away empty-handed.
NAB LUK 20:12 Then he proceeded to send a third, but this one too they wounded and threw out.
NAB LUK 20:13 The owner of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? I shall send my beloved son; maybe they will respect him.'
NAB LUK 20:14 But when the tenant farmers saw him they said to one another, 'This is the heir. Let us kill him that the inheritance may become ours.'
NAB LUK 20:15 So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. What will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
NAB LUK 20:16 He will come and put those tenant farmers to death and turn over the vineyard to others."
NAB LUK 20:17 "What then does this scripture passage mean: 'The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone?'
NAB LUK 20:18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be dashed to pieces; and it will crush anyone on whom it falls."
NAB LUK 20:23 NO QUOTE GIVEN
NAB LUK 20:24 "Show me a denarius; whose image and name does it bear?"
NAB LUK 20:25 "Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God."
NAB LUK 20:34 "The children of this age marry and remarry;
NAB LUK 20:35 but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage.
NAB LUK 20:36 They can no longer die, for they are like angels; and they are the children of God because they are the ones who will rise.
NAB LUK 20:37 That the dead will rise even Moses made known in the passage about the bush, when he called 'Lord' the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob;
NAB LUK 20:38 and he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive."
NAB LUK 20:41 "How do they claim that the Messiah is the Son of David?
NAB LUK 20:42 For David himself in the Book of Psalms says: 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand
NAB LUK 20:43 till I make your enemies your footstool."'
NAB LUK 20:44 Now if David calls him 'lord,' how can he be his son?"
NAB LUK 20:46 Be on guard against the scribes, who like to go around in long robes and love greetings in marketplaces, seats of honor in synagogues, and places of honor at banquets.
NAB LUK 20:47 They devour the houses of widows and, as a pretext, recite lengthy prayers. They will receive a very severe condemnation."
NAB LUK 21:03 "I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest;
NAB LUK 21:04 for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood."
NAB LUK 21:06 "All that you see here - the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down."
NAB LUK 21:08 "See that you not be deceived, for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and 'The time has come.' Do not follow them!
NAB LUK 21:09 When you hear of wars and insurrections, do not be terrified; for such things must happen first, but it will not immediately be the end."
NAB LUK 21:10 "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.
NAB LUK 21:11 There will be powerful earthquakes, famines, and plagues from place to place; and awesome sights and mighty signs will come from the sky.
NAB LUK 21:12 "Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led before kings and governors because of my name.
NAB LUK 21:13 It will lead to your giving testimony.
NAB LUK 21:14 Remember, you are not to prepare your defense beforehand,
NAB LUK 21:15 for I myself shall give you a wisdom in speaking that all your adversaries will be powerless to resist or refute.
NAB LUK 21:16 You will even be handed over by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will put some of you to death.
NAB LUK 21:17 You will be hated by all because of my name,
NAB LUK 21:18 but not a hair on your head will be destroyed.
NAB LUK 21:19 By your perseverance you will secure your lives.
NAB LUK 21:20 "When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, know that its desolation is at hand.
NAB LUK 21:21 Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains. Let those within the city escape from it, and let those in the countryside not enter the city,
NAB LUK 21:22 for these days are the time of punishment when all the scriptures are fulfilled.
NAB LUK 21:23 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for a terrible calamity will come upon the earth and a wrathful judgment upon this people.
NAB LUK 21:24 They will fall by the edge of the sword and be taken as captives to all the Gentiles; and Jerusalem will be trampled underfoot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
NAB LUK 21:25 "There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves.
NAB LUK 21:26 People will die of fright in anticipation of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
NAB LUK 21:27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
NAB LUK 21:28 But when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand."
NAB LUK 21:29 "Consider the fig tree and all the other trees.
NAB LUK 21:30 When their buds burst open, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near;
NAB LUK 21:31 in the same way, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near.
NAB LUK 21:32 Amen, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place.
NAB LUK 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
NAB LUK 21:34 "Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise
NAB LUK 21:35 like a trap. For that day will assault everyone who lives on the face of the earth.
NAB LUK 21:36 Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man."
NAB LUK 22:08 "Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover."
NAB LUK 22:10 "When you go into the city, a man will meet you carrying a jar of water. Follow him into the house that he enters
NAB LUK 22:11 and say to the master of the house, 'The teacher says to you, "Where is the guest room where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?"'
NAB LUK 22:12 He will show you a large upper room that is furnished. Make the preparations there."
NAB LUK 22:15 "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer,
NAB LUK 22:16 for, I tell you, I shall not eat it (again) until there is fulfillment in the kingdom of God."
NAB LUK 22:17 "Take this and share it among yourselves;
NAB LUK 22:18 for I tell you (that) from this time on I shall not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes."
NAB LUK 22:19 "This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me."
NAB LUK 22:20 "This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which will be shed for you.
NAB LUK 22:21 "And yet behold, the hand of the one who is to betray me is with me on the table;
NAB LUK 22:22 for the Son of Man indeed goes as it has been determined; but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed."
NAB LUK 22:25 The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them and those in authority over them are addressed as 'Benefactors;'
NAB LUK 22:26 but among you it shall not be so. Rather, let the greatest among you be as the youngest, and the leader as the servant.
NAB LUK 22:27 For who is greater: the one seated at table or the one who serves? Is it not the one seated at table? I am among you as the one who serves.
NAB LUK 22:28 It is you who have stood by me in my trials;
NAB LUK 22:29 and I confer a kingdom on you, just as my Father has conferred one on me,
NAB LUK 22:30 that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom; and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
NAB LUK 22:31 "Simon, Simon, behold Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat,
NAB LUK 22:32 but I have prayed that your own faith may not fail; and once you have turned back, you must strengthen your brothers."
NAB LUK 22:34 "I tell you, Peter, before the cock crows this day, you will deny three times that you know me."
NAB LUK 22:35 "When I sent you forth without a money bag or a sack or sandals, were you in need of anything?"
NAB LUK 22:36 "But now one who has a money bag should take it, and likewise a sack, and one who does not have a sword should sell his cloak and buy one.
NAB LUK 22:37 For I tell you that this scripture must be fulfilled in me, namely, 'He was counted among the wicked;' and indeed what is written about me is coming to fulfillment."
NAB LUK 22:38 "It is enough!"
NAB LUK 22:40 "Pray that you may not undergo the test."
NAB LUK 22:42 "Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me; still, not my will but yours be done."
NAB LUK 22:46 "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not undergo the test."
NAB LUK 22:48 "Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?"
NAB LUK 22:51 "Stop, no more of this!"
NAB LUK 22:52 "Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs?
NAB LUK 22:53 Day after day I was with you in the temple area, and you did not seize me; but this is your hour, the time for the power of darkness."
NAB LUK 22:61 "Before the cock crows today, you will deny me three times."
NAB LUK 22:67 "If I tell you, you will not believe,
NAB LUK 22:68 and if I question, you will not respond.
NAB LUK 22:69 But from this time on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God."
NAB LUK 22:70 "You say that I am."
NAB LUK 23:03 "You say so."
NAB LUK 23:28 "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep instead for yourselves and for your children,
NAB LUK 23:29 for indeed, the days are coming when people will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed.'
NAB LUK 23:30 At that time people will say to the mountains, 'Fall upon us!' and to the hills, 'Cover us!'
NAB LUK 23:31 for if these things are done when the wood is green what will happen when it is dry?"
NAB LUK 23:34 "Father, forgive them, they know not what they do."
NAB LUK 23:43 "Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise."
NAB LUK 23:46 "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit"
NAB LUK 24:07 the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners and be crucified, and rise on the third day."
NAB LUK 24:17 "What are you discussing as you walk along?"
NAB LUK 24:19 "What sort of things?"
NAB LUK 24:25 "Oh, how foolish you are! How slow of heart to believe all that the prophets spoke!
NAB LUK 24:26 Was it not necessary that the Messiah should suffer these things and enter into his glory?"
NAB LUK 24:36 "Peace be with you."
NAB LUK 24:38 "Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts?
NAB LUK 24:39 Look at my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me and see, because a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you can see I have."
NAB LUK 24:41 "Have you anything here to eat?"
NAB LUK 24:44 "These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and in the prophets and psalms must be fulfilled."
NAB LUK 24:46 "Thus it is written that the Messiah would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day
NAB LUK 24:47 and that repentance, for the forgiveness of sins, would be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
NAB LUK 24:48 You are witnesses of these things.
NAB LUK 24:49 And (behold) I am sending the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high."
The Gospel According to St. John (JOH)
NAB JOH 01:38 "What are you looking for?"
NAB JOH 01:39 "Come, and you will see."
NAB JOH 01:42 "You are Simon the son of John; you will be called Kephas."
NAB JOH 01:43 "Follow me."
NAB JOH 01:47 "Here is a true Israelite. There is no duplicity in him."
NAB JOH 01:48 "Before Philip called you, I saw you under the fig tree."
NAB JOH 01:50 "Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than this."
NAB JOH 01:51 "Amen, amen, I say to you, you will see the sky opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."
NAB JOH 02:04 "Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not yet come."
NAB JOH 02:07 "Fill the jars with water."
NAB JOH 02:08 "Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter."
NAB JOH 02:16 "Take these out of here, and stop making my Father's house a marketplace."
NAB JOH 02:19 "Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up."
NAB JOH 03:03 "Amen, amen, I say to you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above."
NAB JOH 03:05 "Amen, amen, I say to you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.
NAB JOH 03:06 What is born of flesh is flesh and what is born of spirit is spirit.
NAB JOH 03:07 Do not be amazed that I told you, 'You must be born from above.'
NAB JOH 03:08 The wind blows where it wills, and you can hear the sound it makes, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes; so it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit."
NAB JOH 03:10 "You are the teacher of Israel and you do not understand this?
NAB JOH 03:11 Amen, amen, I say to you, we speak of what we know and we testify to what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.
NAB JOH 03:12 If I tell you about earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?
NAB JOH 03:13 No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come down from heaven, the Son of Man.
NAB JOH 03:14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
NAB JOH 03:15 so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life."
NAB JOH 03:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.
NAB JOH 03:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.
NAB JOH 03:18 Whoever believes in him will not be condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
NAB JOH 03:19 And this is the verdict, that the light came into the world, but people preferred darkness to light, because their works were evil.
NAB JOH 03:20 For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come toward the light, so that his works might not be exposed.
NAB JOH 03:21 But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done in God.
NAB JOH 04:07 "Give me a drink."
NAB JOH 04:10 "If you knew the gift of God and who is saying to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him and he would have given you living water."
NAB JOH 04:13 "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again;
NAB JOH 04:14 but whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst; the water I shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life."
NAB JOH 04:16 "Go call your husband and come back."
NAB JOH 04:17 "You are right in saying, 'I do not have a husband.'
NAB JOH 04:18 For you have had five husbands, and the one you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true."
NAB JOH 04:21 "Believe me, woman, the hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.
NAB JOH 04:22 You people worship what you do not understand; we worship what we understand, because salvation is from the Jews.
NAB JOH 04:23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and truth; and indeed the Father seeks such people to worship him.
NAB JOH 04:24 God is Spirit, and those who worship him must worship in Spirit and truth."
NAB JOH 04:26 "I am he, the one who is speaking with you."
NAB JOH 04:32 "I have food to eat of which you do not know."
NAB JOH 04:34 "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to finish his work.
NAB JOH 04:35 Do you not say, 'In four months the harvest will be here?' I tell you, look up and see the fields ripe for the harvest.
NAB JOH 04:36 The reaper is already receiving his payment and gathering crops for eternal life, so that the sower and reaper can rejoice together.
NAB JOH 04:37 For here the saying is verified that 'One sows and another reaps.'
NAB JOH 04:38 I sent you to reap what you have not worked for; others have done the work, and you are sharing the fruits of their work."
NAB JOH 04:48 "Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will not believe."
NAB JOH 04:50 "You may go; your son will live."
NAB JOH 04:53 "Your son will live,"
NAB JOH 05:06 "Do you want to be well?"
NAB JOH 05:08 "Rise, take up your mat, and walk."
NAB JOH 05:11 'Take up your mat and walk.'
NAB JOH 05:12 'Take it up and walk?'
NAB JOH 05:14 "Look, you are well; do not sin any more, so that nothing worse may happen to you."
NAB JOH 05:17 "My Father is at work until now, so I am at work."
NAB JOH 05:19 "Amen, amen, I say to you, a son cannot do anything on his own, but only what he sees his father doing; for what he does, his son will do also.
NAB JOH 05:20 For the Father loves his Son and shows him everything that he himself does, and he will show him greater works than these, so that you may be amazed.
NAB JOH 05:21 For just as the Father raises the dead and gives life, so also does the Son give life to whomever he wishes.
NAB JOH 05:22 Nor does the Father judge anyone, but he has given all judgment to his Son,
NAB JOH 05:23 so that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.
NAB JOH 05:24 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not come to condemnation, but has passed from death to life.
NAB JOH 05:25 Amen, amen, I say to you, the hour is coming and is now here when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
NAB JOH 05:26 For just as the Father has life in himself, so also he gave to his Son the possession of life in himself.
NAB JOH 05:27 And he gave him power to exercise judgment, because he is the Son of Man.
NAB JOH 05:28 Do not be amazed at this, because the hour is coming in which all who are in the tombs will hear his voice
NAB JOH 05:29 and will come out, those who have done good deeds to the resurrection of life, but those who have done wicked deeds to the resurrection of condemnation.
NAB JOH 05:30 "I cannot do anything on my own; I judge as I hear, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will but the will of the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 05:31 "If I testify on my own behalf, my testimony cannot be verified.
NAB JOH 05:32 But there is another who testifies on my behalf, and I know that the testimony he gives on my behalf is true.
NAB JOH 05:33 You sent emissaries to John, and he testified to the truth.
NAB JOH 05:34 I do not accept testimony from a human being, but I say this so that you may be saved.
NAB JOH 05:35 He was a burning and shining lamp, and for a while you were content to rejoice in his light.
NAB JOH 05:36 But I have testimony greater than John's. The works that the Father gave me to accomplish, these works that I perform testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.
NAB JOH 05:37 Moreover, the Father who sent me has testified on my behalf. But you have never heard his voice nor seen his form,
NAB JOH 05:38 and you do not have his word remaining in you, because you do not believe in the one whom he has sent.
NAB JOH 05:39 You search the scriptures, because you think you have eternal life through them; even they testify on my behalf.
NAB JOH 05:40 But you do not want to come to me to have life.
NAB JOH 05:41 "I do not accept human praise;
NAB JOH 05:42 moreover, I know that you do not have the love of God in you.
NAB JOH 05:43 I came in the name of my Father, but you do not accept me; yet if another comes in his own name, you will accept him.
NAB JOH 05:44 How can you believe, when you accept praise from one another and do not seek the praise that comes from the only God?
NAB JOH 05:45 Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father: the one who will accuse you is Moses, in whom you have placed your hope.
NAB JOH 05:46 For if you had believed Moses, you would have believed me, because he wrote about me.
NAB JOH 05:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe my words?"
NAB JOH 06:05 "Where can we buy enough food for them to eat?"
NAB JOH 06:10 "Have the people recline."
NAB JOH 06:12 "Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted."
NAB JOH 06:20 "It is I. Do not be afraid."
NAB JOH 06:26 "Amen, amen, I say to you, you are looking for me not because you saw signs but because you ate the loaves and were filled.
NAB JOH 06:27 Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him the Father, God, has set his seal."
NAB JOH 06:29 "This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent."
NAB JOH 06:32 "Amen, amen, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave the bread from heaven; my Father gives you the true bread from heaven.
NAB JOH 06:33 For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."
NAB JOH 06:35 "I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.
NAB JOH 06:36 But I told you that although you have seen (me), you do not believe.
NAB JOH 06:37 Everything that the Father gives me will come to me, and I will not reject anyone who comes to me,
NAB JOH 06:38 because I came down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 06:39 And this is the will of the one who sent me, that I should not lose anything of what he gave me, but that I should raise it (on) the last day.
NAB JOH 06:40 For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him may have eternal life, and I shall raise him (on) the last day."
NAB JOH 06:41 "I am the bread that came down from heaven,"
NAB JOH 06:42 'I have come down from heaven?'
NAB JOH 06:43 "Stop murmuring among yourselves.
NAB JOH 06:44 No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day.
NAB JOH 06:45 It is written in the prophets: 'They shall all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from him comes to me.
NAB JOH 06:46 Not that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God; he has seen the Father.
NAB JOH 06:47 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.
NAB JOH 06:48 I am the bread of life.
NAB JOH 06:49 Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died;
NAB JOH 06:50 this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die.
NAB JOH 06:51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world."
NAB JOH 06:53 "Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.
NAB JOH 06:54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.
NAB JOH 06:55 For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink.
NAB JOH 06:56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.
NAB JOH 06:57 Just as the living Father sent me and I have life because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on me will have life because of me.
NAB JOH 06:58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Unlike your ancestors who ate and still died, whoever eats this bread will live forever."
NAB JOH 06:61 "Does this shock you?
NAB JOH 06:62 What if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before?
NAB JOH 06:63 It is the spirit that gives life, while the flesh is of no avail. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
NAB JOH 06:64 But there are some of you who do not believe."
NAB JOH 06:65 For this reason I have told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by my Father."
NAB JOH 06:67 "Do you also want to leave?"
NAB JOH 06:70 "Did I not choose you twelve? Yet is not one of you a devil?"
NAB JOH 07:06 "My time is not yet here, but the time is always right for you.
NAB JOH 07:07 The world cannot hate you, but it hates me, because I testify to it that its works are evil.
NAB JOH 07:08 You go up to the feast. I am not going up to this feast, because my time has not yet been fulfilled."
NAB JOH 07:16 "My teaching is not my own but is from the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 07:17 Whoever chooses to do his will shall know whether my teaching is from God or whether I speak on my own.
NAB JOH 07:18 Whoever speaks on his own seeks his own glory, but whoever seeks the glory of the one who sent him is truthful, and there is no wrong in him.
NAB JOH 07:19 Did not Moses give you the law? Yet none of you keeps the law. Why are you trying to kill me?"
NAB JOH 07:21 "I performed one work and all of you are amazed
NAB JOH 07:22 because of it. Moses gave you circumcision - not that it came from Moses but rather from the patriarchs - and you circumcise a man on the sabbath.
NAB JOH 07:23 If a man can receive circumcision on a sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, are you angry with me because I made a whole person well on a sabbath?
NAB JOH 07:24 Stop judging by appearances, but judge justly."
NAB JOH 07:28 "You know me and also know where I am from. Yet I did not come on my own, but the one who sent me, whom you do not know, is true.
NAB JOH 07:29 I know him, because I am from him, and he sent me."
NAB JOH 07:33 "I will be with you only a little while longer, and then I will go to the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 07:34 You will look for me but not find (me), and where I am you cannot come."
NAB JOH 07:36 'You will look for me and not find (me), and where I am you cannot come?'
NAB JOH 07:37 "Let anyone who thirsts come to me and drink.
NAB JOH 07:38 Whoever believes in me, as scripture says: 'Rivers of living water will flow from within him.'"
NAB JOH 08:07 "Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her."
NAB JOH 08:10 "Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?"
NAB JOH 08:11 "Neither do I condemn you. Go, (and) from now on do not sin any more."
NAB JOH 08:12 "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
NAB JOH 08:14 "Even if I do testify on my own behalf, my testimony can be verified, because I know where I came from and where I am going. But you do not know where I come from or where I am going.
NAB JOH 08:15 You judge by appearances, but I do not judge anyone.
NAB JOH 08:16 And even if I should judge, my judgment is valid, because I am not alone, but it is I and the Father who sent me.
NAB JOH 08:17 Even in your law it is written that the testimony of two men can be verified.
NAB JOH 08:18 I testify on my behalf and so does the Father who sent me."
NAB JOH 08:19 "You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."
NAB JOH 08:21 "I am going away and you will look for me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going you cannot come."
NAB JOH 08:22 'Where I am going you cannot come?'
NAB JOH 08:23 "You belong to what is below, I belong to what is above. You belong to this world, but I do not belong to this world.
NAB JOH 08:24 That is why I told you that you will die in your sins. For if you do not believe that I AM, you will die in your sins."
NAB JOH 08:25 What I told you from the beginning.
NAB JOH 08:26 I have much to say about you in condemnation. But the one who sent me is true, and what I heard from him I tell the world."
NAB JOH 08:28 "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I AM, and that I do nothing on my own, but I say only what the Father taught me.
NAB JOH 08:29 The one who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, because I always do what is pleasing to him."
NAB JOH 08:31 "If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples,
NAB JOH 08:32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
NAB JOH 08:33 'You will become free?'
NAB JOH 08:34 "Amen, amen, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.
NAB JOH 08:35 A slave does not remain in a household forever, but a son always remains.
NAB JOH 08:36 So if a son frees you, then you will truly be free.
NAB JOH 08:37 I know that you are descendants of Abraham. But you are trying to kill me, because my word has no room among you.
NAB JOH 08:38 I tell you what I have seen in the Father's presence; then do what you have heard from the Father."
NAB JOH 08:39 "If you were Abraham's children, you would be doing the works of Abraham.
NAB JOH 08:40 But now you are trying to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God; Abraham did not do this.
NAB JOH 08:41 You are doing the works of your father!"
NAB JOH 08:42 "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and am here; I did not come on my own, but he sent me.
NAB JOH 08:43 Why do you not understand what I am saying? Because you cannot bear to hear my word.
NAB JOH 08:44 You belong to your father the devil and you willingly carry out your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
NAB JOH 08:45 But because I speak the truth, you do not believe me.
NAB JOH 08:46 Can any of you charge me with sin? If I am telling the truth, why do you not believe me?
NAB JOH 08:47 Whoever belongs to God hears the words of God; for this reason you do not listen, because you do not belong to God."
NAB JOH 08:49 "I am not possessed; I honor my Father, but you dishonor me.
NAB JOH 08:50 I do not seek my own glory; there is one who seeks it and he is the one who judges.
NAB JOH 08:51 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death."
NAB JOH 08:52 'Whoever keeps my word will never taste death.'
NAB JOH 08:54 "If I glorify myself, my glory is worth nothing; but it is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say, 'He is our God.'
NAB JOH 08:55 You do not know him, but I know him. And if I should say that I do not know him, I would be like you a liar. But I do know him and I keep his word.
NAB JOH 08:56 Abraham your father rejoiced to see my day; he saw it and was glad.
NAB JOH 08:58 "Amen, amen, I say to you, before Abraham came to be, I AM."
NAB JOH 09:03 "Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him.
NAB JOH 09:04 We have to do the works of the one who sent me while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work.
NAB JOH 09:05 While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."
NAB JOH 09:07 "Go wash in the Pool of Siloam"
NAB JOH 09:11 'Go to Siloam and wash.'
NAB JOH 09:35 "Do you believe in the Son of Man?"
NAB JOH 09:37 "You have seen him and the one speaking with you is he."
NAB JOH 09:39 "I came into this world for judgment, so that those who do not see might see, and those who do see might become blind."
NAB JOH 09:41 "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you are saying, 'We see,' so your sin remains.
NAB JOH 10:01 "Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever does not enter a sheepfold through the gate but climbs over elsewhere is a thief and a robber.
NAB JOH 10:02 But whoever enters through the gate is the shepherd of the sheep.
NAB JOH 10:03 The gatekeeper opens it for him, and the sheep hear his voice, as he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
NAB JOH 10:04 When he has driven out all his own, he walks ahead of them, and the sheep follow him, because they recognize his voice.
NAB JOH 10:05 But they will not follow a stranger; they will run away from him, because they do not recognize the voice of strangers."
NAB JOH 10:07 "Amen, amen, I say to you, I am the gate for the sheep.
NAB JOH 10:08 All who came [before me] are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.
NAB JOH 10:09 I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.
NAB JOH 10:10 A thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy; I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly.
NAB JOH 10:11 I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
NAB JOH 10:12 A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf catches and scatters them.
NAB JOH 10:13 This is because he works for pay and has no concern for the sheep.
NAB JOH 10:14 I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me,
NAB JOH 10:15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I will lay down my life for the sheep.
NAB JOH 10:16 I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. These also I must lead, and they will hear my voice, and there will be one flock, one shepherd.
NAB JOH 10:17 This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it up again.
NAB JOH 10:18 No one takes it from me, but I lay it down on my own. I have power to lay it down, and power to take it up again. This command I have received from my Father."
NAB JOH 10:25 "I told you and you do not believe. The works I do in my Father's name testify to me.
NAB JOH 10:26 But you do not believe, because you are not among my sheep.
NAB JOH 10:27 My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.
NAB JOH 10:28 I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand.
NAB JOH 10:29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can take them out of the Father's hand.
NAB JOH 10:30 The Father and I are one."
NAB JOH 10:32 "I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?"
NAB JOH 10:34 "Is it not written in your law, 'I said, "You are gods?"'
NAB JOH 10:35 If it calls them gods to whom the word of God came, and scripture cannot be set aside,
NAB JOH 10:36 can you say that the one whom the Father has consecrated and sent into the world blasphemes because I said, 'I am the Son of God'?
NAB JOH 10:37 If I do not perform my Father's works, do not believe me;
NAB JOH 10:38 but if I perform them, even if you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may realize (and understand) that the Father is in me and I am in the Father."
NAB JOH 11:04 "This illness is not to end in death, but is for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it."
NAB JOH 11:07 "Let us go back to Judea."
NAB JOH 11:09 "Are there not twelve hours in a day? If one walks during the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
NAB JOH 11:10 But if one walks at night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him."
NAB JOH 11:11 "Our friend Lazarus is asleep, but I am going to awaken him."
NAB JOH 11:14 "Lazarus has died.
NAB JOH 11:15 And I am glad for you that I was not there, that you may believe. Let us go to him."
NAB JOH 11:23 "Your brother will rise."
NAB JOH 11:25 "I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live,
NAB JOH 11:26 and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"
NAB JOH 11:34 "Where have you laid him?"
NAB JOH 11:39 "Take away the stone."
NAB JOH 11:40 "Did I not tell you that if you believe you will see the glory of God?"
NAB JOH 11:41 "Father, I thank you for hearing me.
NAB JOH 11:42 I know that you always hear me; but because of the crowd here I have said this, that they may believe that you sent me."
NAB JOH 11:43 "Lazarus, come out!"
NAB JOH 11:44 "Untie him and let him go."
NAB JOH 12:07 "Leave her alone. Let her keep this for the day of my burial.
NAB JOH 12:08 You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me."
NAB JOH 12:23 "The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
NAB JOH 12:24 Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.
NAB JOH 12:25 Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.
NAB JOH 12:26 Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there also will my servant be. The Father will honor whoever serves me.
NAB JOH 12:27 "I am troubled now. Yet what should I say? 'Father, save me from this hour?' But it was for this purpose that I came to this hour.
NAB JOH 12:28 Father, glorify your name."
NAB JOH 12:30 "This voice did not come for my sake but for yours.
NAB JOH 12:31 Now is the time of judgment on this world; now the ruler of this world will be driven out.
NAB JOH 12:32 And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself."
NAB JOH 12:34 'the Son of Man must be lifted up?'
NAB JOH 12:35 "The light will be among you only a little while. Walk while you have the light, so that darkness may not overcome you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where he is going.
NAB JOH 12:36 While you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of the light."
NAB JOH 12:44 "Whoever believes in me believes not only in me but also in the one who sent me,
NAB JOH 12:45 and whoever sees me sees the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 12:46 I came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness.
NAB JOH 12:47 And if anyone hears my words and does not observe them, I do not condemn him, for I did not come to condemn the world but to save the world.
NAB JOH 12:48 Whoever rejects me and does not accept my words has something to judge him: the word that I spoke, it will condemn him on the last day,
NAB JOH 12:49 because I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to say and speak.
NAB JOH 12:50 And I know that his commandment is eternal life. So what I say, I say as the Father told me."
NAB JOH 13:07 "What I am doing, you do not understand now, but you will understand later."
NAB JOH 13:08 "Unless I wash you, you will have no inheritance with me."
NAB JOH 13:10 "Whoever has bathed has no need except to have his feet washed, for he is clean all over; so you are clean, but not all."
NAB JOH 13:11 "Not all of you are clean."
NAB JOH 13:12 "Do you realize what I have done for you?
NAB JOH 13:13 You call me 'teacher' and 'master,' and rightly so, for indeed I am.
NAB JOH 13:14 If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another's feet.
NAB JOH 13:15 I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.
NAB JOH 13:16 Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him.
NAB JOH 13:17 If you understand this, blessed are you if you do it.
NAB JOH 13:18 I am not speaking of all of you. I know those whom I have chosen. But so that the scripture might be fulfilled, 'The one who ate my food has raised his heel against me.'
NAB JOH 13:19 From now on I am telling you before it happens, so that when it happens you may believe that I AM.
NAB JOH 13:20 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever receives the one I send receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me."
NAB JOH 13:21 "Amen, amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me."
NAB JOH 13:26 "It is the one to whom I hand the morsel after I have dipped it."
NAB JOH 13:27 "What you are going to do, do quickly."
NAB JOH 13:31 "Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.
NAB JOH 13:32 (If God is glorified in him,) God will also glorify him in himself, and he will glorify him at once.
NAB JOH 13:33 My children, I will be with you only a little while longer. You will look for me, and as I told the Jews, 'Where I go you cannot come,' so now I say it to you.
NAB JOH 13:34 I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.
NAB JOH 13:35 This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."
NAB JOH 13:36 "Where I am going, you cannot follow me now, though you will follow later."
NAB JOH 13:38 "Will you lay down your life for me? Amen, amen, I say to you, the cock will not crow before you deny me three times."
NAB JOH 14:01 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.
NAB JOH 14:02 In my Father's house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?
NAB JOH 14:03 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back again and take you to myself, so that where I am you also may be.
NAB JOH 14:04 Where (I) am going you know the way."
NAB JOH 14:06 "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
NAB JOH 14:07 If you know me, then you will also know my Father. From now on you do know him and have seen him."
NAB JOH 14:09 "Have I been with you for so long a time and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father?'
NAB JOH 14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I speak to you I do not speak on my own. The Father who dwells in me is doing his works.
NAB JOH 14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else, believe because of the works themselves.
NAB JOH 14:12 Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these, because I am going to the Father.
NAB JOH 14:13 And whatever you ask in my name, I will do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
NAB JOH 14:14 If you ask anything of me in my name, I will do it.
NAB JOH 14:15 "If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
NAB JOH 14:16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always,
NAB JOH 14:17 the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows it. But you know it, because it remains with you, and will be in you.
NAB JOH 14:18 I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.
NAB JOH 14:19 In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me, because I live and you will live.
NAB JOH 14:20 On that day you will realize that I am in my Father and you are in me and I in you.
NAB JOH 14:21 Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me. And whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him."
NAB JOH 14:23 "Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.
NAB JOH 14:24 Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; yet the word you hear is not mine but that of the Father who sent me.
NAB JOH 14:25 "I have told you this while I am with you.
NAB JOH 14:26 The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name - he will teach you everything and remind you of all that (I) told you.
NAB JOH 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.
NAB JOH 14:28 You heard me tell you, 'I am going away and I will come back to you.' If you loved me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I.
NAB JOH 14:29 And now I have told you this before it happens, so that when it happens you may believe.
NAB JOH 14:30 I will no longer speak much with you, for the ruler of the world is coming. He has no power over me,
NAB JOH 14:31 but the world must know that I love the Father and that I do just as the Father has commanded me. Get up, let us go.
NAB JOH 15:01 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.
NAB JOH 15:02 He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and everyone that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit.
NAB JOH 15:03 You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you.
NAB JOH 15:04 Remain in me, as I remain in you. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me.
NAB JOH 15:05 I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.
NAB JOH 15:06 Anyone who does not remain in me will be thrown out like a branch and wither; people will gather them and throw them into a fire and they will be burned.
NAB JOH 15:07 If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask for whatever you want and it will be done for you.
NAB JOH 15:08 By this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples.
NAB JOH 15:09 As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love.
NAB JOH 15:10 If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.
NAB JOH 15:11 "I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete.
NAB JOH 15:12 This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.
NAB JOH 15:13 No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends.
NAB JOH 15:14 You are my friends if you do what I command you.
NAB JOH 15:15 I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing. I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father.
NAB JOH 15:16 It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.
NAB JOH 15:17 This I command you: love one another.
NAB JOH 15:18 "If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first.
NAB JOH 15:19 If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you.
NAB JOH 15:20 Remember the word I spoke to you, 'No slave is greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.
NAB JOH 15:21 And they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they do not know the one who sent me.
NAB JOH 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but as it is they have no excuse for their sin.
NAB JOH 15:23 Whoever hates me also hates my Father.
NAB JOH 15:24 If I had not done works among them that no one else ever did, they would not have sin; but as it is, they have seen and hated both me and my Father.
NAB JOH 15:25 But in order that the word written in their law might be fulfilled, 'They hated me without cause.'
NAB JOH 15:26 "When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me.
NAB JOH 15:27 And you also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.
NAB JOH 16:01 "I have told you this so that you may not fall away.
NAB JOH 16:02 They will expel you from the synagogues; in fact, the hour is coming when everyone who kills you will think he is offering worship to God.
NAB JOH 16:03 They will do this because they have not known either the Father or me.
NAB JOH 16:04 I have told you this so that when their hour comes you may remember that I told you. "I did not tell you this from the beginning, because I was with you.
NAB JOH 16:05 But now I am going to the one who sent me, and not one of you asks me, 'Where are you going?'
NAB JOH 16:06 But because I told you this, grief has filled your hearts.
NAB JOH 16:07 But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go. For if I do not go, the Advocate will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.
NAB JOH 16:08 And when he comes he will convict the world in regard to sin and righteousness and condemnation:
NAB JOH 16:09 sin, because they do not believe in me;
NAB JOH 16:10 righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will no longer see me;
NAB JOH 16:11 condemnation, because the ruler of this world has been condemned.
NAB JOH 16:12 "I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now.
NAB JOH 16:13 But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things that are coming.
NAB JOH 16:14 He will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you.
NAB JOH 16:15 Everything that the Father has is mine; for this reason I told you that he will take from what is mine and declare it to you.
NAB JOH 16:16 "A little while and you will no longer see me, and again a little while later and you will see me."
NAB JOH 16:17 'A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me,' . . . 'Because I am going to the Father?'"
NAB JOH 16:18 'little while'
NAB JOH 16:19 "Are you discussing with one another what I said, 'A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me?'
NAB JOH 16:20 Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy.
NAB JOH 16:21 When a woman is in labor, she is in anguish because her hour has arrived; but when she has given birth to a child, she no longer remembers the pain because of her joy that a child has been born into the world.
NAB JOH 16:22 So you also are now in anguish. But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
NAB JOH 16:23 On that day you will not question me about anything. Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.
NAB JOH 16:24 Until now you have not asked anything in my name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete.
NAB JOH 16:25 "I have told you this in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures but I will tell you clearly about the Father.
NAB JOH 16:26 On that day you will ask in my name, and I do not tell you that I will ask the Father for you.
NAB JOH 16:27 For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have come to believe that I came from God.
NAB JOH 16:28 I came from the Father and have come into the world. Now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father."
NAB JOH 16:31 "Do you believe now?
NAB JOH 16:32 Behold, the hour is coming and has arrived when each of you will be scattered to his own home and you will leave me alone. But I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
NAB JOH 16:33 I have told you this so that you might have peace in me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world."
NAB JOH 17:01 "Father, the hour has come. Give glory to your son, so that your son may glorify you,
NAB JOH 17:02 just as you gave him authority over all people, so that he may give eternal life to all you gave him.
NAB JOH 17:03 Now this is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent, Jesus Christ.
NAB JOH 17:04 I glorified you on earth by accomplishing the work that you gave me to do.
NAB JOH 17:05 Now glorify me, Father, with you, with the glory that I had with you before the world began.
NAB JOH 17:06 "I revealed your name to those whom you gave me out of the world. They belonged to you, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.
NAB JOH 17:07 Now they know that everything you gave me is from you,
NAB JOH 17:08 because the words you gave to me I have given to them, and they accepted them and truly understood that I came from you, and they have believed that you sent me.
NAB JOH 17:09 I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for the ones you have given me, because they are yours,
NAB JOH 17:10 and everything of mine is yours and everything of yours is mine, and I have been glorified in them.
NAB JOH 17:11 And now I will no longer be in the world, but they are in the world, while I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are.
NAB JOH 17:12 When I was with them I protected them in your name that you gave me, and I guarded them, and none of them was lost except the son of destruction, in order that the scripture might be fulfilled.
NAB JOH 17:13 But now I am coming to you. I speak this in the world so that they may share my joy completely.
NAB JOH 17:14 I gave them your word, and the world hated them, because they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
NAB JOH 17:15 I do not ask that you take them out of the world but that you keep them from the evil one.
NAB JOH 17:16 They do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
NAB JOH 17:17 Consecrate them in the truth. Your word is truth.
NAB JOH 17:18 As you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.
NAB JOH 17:19 And I consecrate myself for them, so that they also may be consecrated in truth.
NAB JOH 17:20 "I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,
NAB JOH 17:21 so that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me.
NAB JOH 17:22 And I have given them the glory you gave me, so that they may be one, as we are one,
NAB JOH 17:23 I in them and you in me, that they may be brought to perfection as one, that the world may know that you sent me, and that you loved them even as you loved me.
NAB JOH 17:24 Father, they are your gift to me. I wish that where I am they also may be with me, that they may see my glory that you gave me, because you loved me before the foundation of the world.
NAB JOH 17:25 Righteous Father, the world also does not know you, but I know you, and they know that you sent me.
NAB JOH 17:26 I made known to them your name and I will make it known, that the love with which you loved me may be in them and I in them."
NAB JOH 18:04 Whom are you looking for?"
NAB JOH 18:05 "I AM."
NAB JOH 18:06 "I AM,"
NAB JOH 18:07 "Whom are you looking for?"
NAB JOH 18:08 "I told you that I AM. So if you are looking for me, let these men go."
NAB JOH 18:09 "I have not lost any of those you gave me."
NAB JOH 18:11 "Put your sword into its scabbard. Shall I not drink the cup that the Father gave me?"
NAB JOH 18:20 "I have spoken publicly to the world. I have always taught in a synagogue or in the temple area where all the Jews gather, and in secret I have said nothing.
NAB JOH 18:21 Why ask me? Ask those who heard me what I said to them. They know what I said."
NAB JOH 18:23 "If I have spoken wrongly, testify to the wrong; but if I have spoken rightly, why do you strike me?"
NAB JOH 18:34 "Do you say this on your own or have others told you about me?"
NAB JOH 18:36 "My kingdom does not belong to this world. If my kingdom did belong to this world, my attendants (would) be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not here."
NAB JOH 18:37 "You say I am a king. For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice."
NAB JOH 19:11 "You would have no power over me if it had not been given to you from above. For this reason the one who handed me over to you has the greater sin."
NAB JOH 19:26 "Woman, behold, your son."
NAB JOH 19:27 "Behold, your mother."
NAB JOH 19:28 "I thirst."
NAB JOH 19:30 "It is finished."
NAB JOH 20:15 "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?"
NAB JOH 20:16 "Mary!"
NAB JOH 20:17 "Stop holding on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am going to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
NAB JOH 20:19 "Peace be with you."
NAB JOH 20:21 "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you."
NAB JOH 20:22 "Receive the holy Spirit.
NAB JOH 20:23 Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained."
NAB JOH 20:26 "Peace be with you."
NAB JOH 20:27 "Put your finger here and see my hands, and bring your hand and put it into my side, and do not be unbelieving, but believe."
NAB JOH 20:29 "Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed."
NAB JOH 21:05 "Children, have you caught anything to eat?"
NAB JOH 21:06 "Cast the net over the right side of the boat and you will find something."
NAB JOH 21:10 "Bring some of the fish you just caught."
NAB JOH 21:12 "Come, have breakfast."
NAB JOH 21:15 "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" . . . "Feed my lambs."
NAB JOH 21:16 "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" . . . "Tend my sheep."
NAB JOH 21:17 "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" . . . "Do you love me?" . . . "Feed my sheep.
NAB JOH 21:18 Amen, amen, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to dress yourself and go where you wanted; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go."
NAB JOH 21:19 "Follow me."
NAB JOH 21:22 "What if I want him to remain until I come? What concern is it of yours? You follow me."
NAB JOH 21:23 "What if I want him to remain until I come? (What concern is it of yours?")
The Acts of the Apostles (ACT)
NAB ACT 01:04 wait for "the promise of the Father about which you have heard me speak;
NAB ACT 01:05 for John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the holy Spirit."
NAB ACT 01:07 "It is not for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has established by his own authority.
NAB ACT 01:08 But you will receive power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
NAB ACT 09:04 "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"
NAB ACT 09:05 "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.
NAB ACT 09:06 Now get up and go into the city and you will be told what you must do."
NAB ACT 09:10 "Ananias."
NAB ACT 09:11 "Get up and go to the street called Straight and ask at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul. He is there praying,
NAB ACT 09:12 and (in a vision) he has seen a man named Ananias come in and lay (his) hands on him, that he may regain his sight."
NAB ACT 09:15 "Go, for this man is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before Gentiles, kings, and Israelites,
NAB ACT 09:16 and I will show him what he will have to suffer for my name."
NAB ACT 11:16 'John baptized with water but you will be baptized with the holy Spirit.'
NAB ACT 18:09 "Do not be afraid. Go on speaking, and do not be silent,
NAB ACT 18:10 for I am with you. No one will attack and harm you, for I have many people in this city."
NAB ACT 20:35 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'
NAB ACT 22:07 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'
NAB ACT 22:08 'I am Jesus the Nazorean whom you are persecuting.'
NAB ACT 22:10 'Get up and go into Damascus, and there you will be told about everything appointed for you to do.'
NAB ACT 22:18 'Hurry, leave Jerusalem at once, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'
NAB ACT 22:21 'Go, I shall send you far away to the Gentiles.'
NAB ACT 23:11 "Take courage. For just as you have borne witness to my cause in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness in Rome."
NAB ACT 26:14 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goad.'
NAB ACT 26:15 'I am Jesus whom you are persecuting.
NAB ACT 26:16 Get up now, and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and witness of what you have seen (of me) and what you will be shown.
NAB ACT 26:17 I shall deliver you from this people and from the Gentiles to whom I send you,
NAB ACT 26:18 to open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may obtain forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been consecrated by faith in me.'
The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians (1CO)
NAB 1CO 11:24 "This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me."
NAB 1CO 11:25 "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me."
The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians (2CO)
NAB 2CO 12:09 "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness."
The Revelation of St. John the Divine (REV)
NAB REV 01:08 "I am the Alpha and the Omega," . . . "the one who is and who was and who is to come, the almighty."
NAB REV 01:11 "Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."
NAB REV 01:17 "Do not be afraid. I am the first and the last,
NAB REV 01:18 the one who lives. Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever. I hold the keys to death and the netherworld.
NAB REV 01:19 Write down, therefore, what you have seen, and what is happening, and what will happen afterwards.
NAB REV 01:20 This is the secret meaning of the seven stars you saw in my right hand, and of the seven gold lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
NAB REV 02:01 "To the angel of the church in Ephesus, write this: "'The one who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks in the midst of the seven gold lampstands says this:
NAB REV 02:02 "I know your works, your labor, and your endurance, and that you cannot tolerate the wicked; you have tested those who call themselves apostles but are not, and discovered that they are impostors.
NAB REV 02:03 Moreover, you have endurance and have suffered for my name, and you have not grown weary.
NAB REV 02:04 Yet I hold this against you: you have lost the love you had at first.
NAB REV 02:05 Realize how far you have fallen. Repent, and do the works you did at first. Otherwise, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.
NAB REV 02:06 But you have this in your favor: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
NAB REV 02:07 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the victor I will give the right to eat from the tree of life that is in the garden of God."'
NAB REV 02:08 "To the angel of the church in Smyrna, write this: "'The first and the last, who once died but came to life, says this:
NAB REV 02:09 "I know your tribulation and poverty, but you are rich. I know the slander of those who claim to be Jews and are not, but rather are members of the assembly of Satan.
NAB REV 02:10 Do not be afraid of anything that you are going to suffer. Indeed, the devil will throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will face an ordeal for ten days. Remain faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
NAB REV 02:11 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The victor shall not be harmed by the second death."'
NAB REV 02:12 "To the angel of the church in Pergamum, write this: "'The one with the sharp two-edged sword says this:
NAB REV 02:13 "I know that you live where Satan's throne is, and yet you hold fast to my name and have not denied your faith in me, not even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was martyred among you, where Satan lives.
NAB REV 02:14 Yet I have a few things against you. You have some people there who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who instructed Balak to put a stumbling block before the Israelites: to eat food sacrificed to idols and to play the harlot.
NAB REV 02:15 Likewise, you also have some people who hold to the teaching of (the) Nicolaitans.
NAB REV 02:16 Therefore, repent. Otherwise, I will come to you quickly and wage war against them with the sword of my mouth.
NAB REV 02:17 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the victor I shall give some of the hidden manna; I shall also give a white amulet upon which is inscribed a new name, which no one knows except the one who receives it."'
NAB REV 02:18 "To the angel of the church in Thyatira, write this: "'The Son of God, whose eyes are like a fiery flame and whose feet are like polished brass, says this:
NAB REV 02:19 "I know your works, your love, faith, service, and endurance, and that your last works are greater than the first.
NAB REV 02:20 Yet I hold this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, who teaches and misleads my servants to play the harlot and to eat food sacrificed to idols.
NAB REV 02:21 I have given her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her harlotry.
NAB REV 02:22 So I will cast her on a sickbed and plunge those who commit adultery with her into intense suffering unless they repent of her works.
NAB REV 02:23 I will also put her children to death. Thus shall all the churches come to know that I am the searcher of hearts and minds and that I will give each of you what your works deserve.
NAB REV 02:24 But I say to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not uphold this teaching and know nothing of the so-called deep secrets of Satan: on you I will place no further burden,
NAB REV 02:25 except that you must hold fast to what you have until I come.
NAB REV 02:26 "'"To the victor, who keeps to my ways until the end, I will give authority over the nations.
NAB REV 02:27 He will rule them with an iron rod. Like clay vessels will they be smashed,
NAB REV 02:28 just as I received authority from my Father. And to him I will give the morning star.
NAB REV 02:29 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches."'
NAB REV 03:01 "To the angel of the church in Sardis, write this: "'The one who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says this: "I know your works, that you have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead.
NAB REV 03:02 Be watchful and strengthen what is left, which is going to die, for I have not found your works complete in the sight of my God.
NAB REV 03:03 Remember then how you accepted and heard; keep it, and repent. If you are not watchful, I will come like a thief, and you will never know at what hour I will come upon you.
NAB REV 03:04 However, you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their garments; they will walk with me dressed in white, because they are worthy.
NAB REV 03:05 '"The victor will thus be dressed in white, and I will never erase his name from the book of life but will acknowledge his name in the presence of my Father and of his angels.
NAB REV 03:06 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches."'
NAB REV 03:07 "To the angel of the church in Philadelphia, write this: "'The holy one, the true, who holds the key of David, who opens and no one shall close, who closes and no one shall open, says this:
NAB REV 03:08 '"I know your works (behold, I have left an open door before you, which no one can close). You have limited strength, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.
NAB REV 03:09 Behold, I will make those of the assembly of Satan who claim to be Jews and are not, but are lying, behold I will make them come and fall prostrate at your feet, and they will realize that I love you.
NAB REV 03:10 Because you have kept my message of endurance, I will keep you safe in the time of trial that is going to come to the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth.
NAB REV 03:11 I am coming quickly. Hold fast to what you have, so that no one may take your crown.
NAB REV 03:12 '"The victor I will make into a pillar in the temple of my God, and he will never leave it again. On him I will inscribe the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God, as well as my new name.
NAB REV 03:13 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches."'
NAB REV 03:14 "To the angel of the church in Laodicea, write this: "'The Amen, the faithful and true witness, the source of God's creation, says this:
NAB REV 03:15 "I know your works; I know that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either cold or hot.
NAB REV 03:16 So, because you are lukewarm, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.
NAB REV 03:17 For you say, 'I am rich and affluent and have no need of anything,' and yet do not realize that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.
NAB REV 03:18 I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire so that you may be rich, and white garments to put on so that your shameful nakedness may not be exposed, and buy ointment to smear on your eyes so that you may see.
NAB REV 03:19 Those whom I love, I reprove and chastise. Be earnest, therefore, and repent.
NAB REV 03:20 '"Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, (then) I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.
NAB REV 03:21 I will give the victor the right to sit with me on my throne, as I myself first won the victory and sit with my Father on his throne.
NAB REV 03:22 '"Whoever has ears ought to hear what the Spirit says to the churches."'
NAB REV 22:07 "Behold, I am coming soon." Blessed is the one who keeps the prophetic message of this book.
NAB REV 22:12 "Behold, I am coming soon. I bring with me the recompense I will give to each according to his deeds.
NAB REV 22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."
NAB REV 22:16 "I, Jesus, sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the root and offspring of David, the bright morning star."
NAB REV 22:20 "Yes, I am coming soon."