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And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.
And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.
And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.
But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him,
Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the chief priests, and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles:
And they shall mock him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him: and the third day he shall rise again.
And he said unto them, What would ye that I should do for you?
They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.
But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?
And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:
But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.
But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them.
For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.
And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me.
And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee.
And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? ° The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

10:2 put away his wife. For Christ’s teaching on marriage and divorce, see notes on Matthew 19:4-7.

10:6 beginning of the creation. See the notes on the important parallel passage in Matthew 19:4-7. Mark’s account adds the important additional information that the Genesis record from which he is quoting referred to “the beginning of the creation.” That is, God made Adam and Eve (Genesis 1:26-27), right at the very beginning—not some 4.5 billion years after the beginning, as modern evolutionists and theistic uniformitarians would have us believe. See also Mark 13:19. There is no room whatever in Scripture for the geological ages, and Christians who compromise on this issue for the sake of academic acceptance are undermining God’s Word.

10:18 none good but one. The Lord Jesus was not denying His own deity and sinlessness here. The rich young man needed a better understanding both of true “goodness” and of the mission of Jesus. If he would call Jesus “good,” He should realize that must imply that Jesus was the divine Son of God, but the young man was thinking of Him only as a good teacher.

10:25 eye of a needle. It has been suggested that this may have been a reference to a small gate known as the “needle’s eye,” but this is an arbitrary rationalization. See notes on Matthew 19:22,26. Jesus was stressing the impossibility of receiving eternal life while holding on to personal reservations or conditions of any kind.

10:34 spit upon him. Christ not only prophesied several times of His coming death and resurrection but, remarkably, predicted even the ugly details of His treatment at the hands of His accusers and captors.

10:44 chiefest. This principle is all too rarely seen in practice among present-day Christian leaders.

10:46 blind Bartimaeus. Evidently there was another blind man with Bartimaeus who was healed with him (Matthew 20:29-34), but only Bartimaeus, as the spokesman for the two, is mentioned by Mark. He was possibly known to Mark’s family, since Mark was acquainted with the name of his father.

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