Luke 20:38
Good News Translation
He is the God of the living, not of the dead, for to him all are alive."

Contemporary English Version
So the Lord isn't the God of the dead, but of the living. This means that everyone is alive as far as God is concerned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

New American Bible
and he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

a God.

Psalm 16:5-11 The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: it is thou that wilt restore my inheritance to me. . . .

Psalm 22:23-26 Ye that fear the Lord, praise him: all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him. . . .

Psalm 145:1,2 Praise, for David himself. I will extol thee, O God my king: and I will bless thy name for ever; yea, for ever and ever. . . .

Hebrews 11:16 But now they desire a better, that is to say, a heavenly country. Therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.

for all.

John 6:57 As the living Father hath sent me and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, the same also shall live by me.

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live: . . .

John 14:19 Yet a little while and the world seeth me no more. But you see me: because I live, and you shall live.

Romans 6:10,11,22,23 For in that he died to sin, he died once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God. . . .

Romans 14:7-9 For none of us liveth to himself: and no man dieth to himself. . . .

2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God: as God saith: I will dwell in them and walk among them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people.

2 Corinthians 13:4 For although he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him: but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you.

Colossians 3:3,4 For you are dead: and your life is hid with Christ in God. . . .

Revelation 7:15-17 Therefore, they are before the throne of God: and they serve him day and night in his temple. And he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell over them. . . .

Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb.

Context
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
37Now that the dead rise again, Moses also shewed at the bush, when he called the Lord: The God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. 38For he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him. 39And some of the scribes answering, said to him: Master, thou hast said well.…
Cross References
Matthew 22:32
I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob? He is not the God of the dead but of the living.

Mark 12:27
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living. You therefore do greatly err.

Luke 20:39
And some of the scribes answering, said to him: Master, thou hast said well.

Romans 14:8
For whether we live, we live unto the Lord: or whether we die, we die unto the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Additional Translations
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to Him all are alive.”

Now He is not God of the dead, but of the living; for all live to Him."

For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

but he is not God of [the] dead but of [the] living; for all live for him.

Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.

He is not a God of dead, but of living men, for to Him are all living."

Now he is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for all are alive to him."

and He is not a God of dead men, but of living, for all live to Him.'
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