New Living Translation
"Right!" Jesus told him. "Do this and you will live!"
King James Bible
And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Thou hast answered right: this do and thou shalt live.
World English Bible
He said to him, "You have answered correctly. Do this, and you will live."
Young's Literal Translation
And he said to him, 'Rightly thou didst answer; this do, and thou shalt live.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:28 Thou hast answered right; this do, and thou shalt live - Here is no irony, but a deep and weighty truth. He, and he alone, shall live for ever, who thus loves God and his neighbour in the present life.
LibraryThe Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
'But when the Pharisees had heard that He had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together. 35. Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked Him a question, tempting Him, and saying, 36. Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37. Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38. This is the first and great commandment. 39. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Christ's Messengers: their Equipment and Work
Neighbours Far Off
If you obey my decrees and my regulations, you will find life through them. I am the LORD.
And the LORD our God commanded us to obey all these decrees and to fear him so he can continue to bless us and preserve our lives, as he has done to this day.
Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death.
There I gave them my decrees and regulations so they could find life by keeping them.
"Why ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. But to answer your question--if you want to receive eternal life, keep the commandments."
and I died. So I discovered that the law's commands, which were supposed to bring life, brought spiritual death instead.
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