New Living Translation
One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But when the disciples saw this, they scolded the parents for bothering him.
King James Bible
And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they brought to him also infants that he might touch them, but the disciples when they saw it rebuked them.
World English Bible
They were also bringing their babies to him, that he might touch them. But when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.
Young's Literal Translation
And they were bringing near also the babes, that he may touch them, and the disciples having seen did rebuke them,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:15 Mt 19:13; Mr 10:13.
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One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples scolded the parents for bothering him.
One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But the disciples scolded the parents for bothering him.
Then Jesus called for the children and said to the disciples, "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children.
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