New International Version
Jesus replied, "Not everyone can accept this word, but only those to whom it has been given.
King James Bible
But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, All cannot receive this word, but those to whom it has been given;
World English Bible
But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.
Young's Literal Translation
And he said to them, 'All do not receive this word, but those to whom it hath been given;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All - cannot receive this saying - A very wise answer, and well suited to the present circumstances of the disciples. Neither of the states is condemned. If thou marry, thou dost well - this is according to the order, will, and commandment of God. But if thou do not marry, (because of the present necessity, persecution, worldly embarrassments, or bodily infirmity), thou dost better. See 1 Corinthians 7:25.
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'And, behold, one came and said unto Him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? 17. And He said unto him, Why callest thou Me good? there is none good but One, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. 18. He saith unto Him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, 19. Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. …
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He replied, "Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.
The disciples said to him, "If this is the situation between a husband and wife, it is better not to marry."
For there are eunuchs who were born that way, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by others--and there are those who choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
1 Corinthians 7:7
I wish that all of you were as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.
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