New Living Translation
You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.
King James Bible
For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
Darby Bible Translation
For ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
World English Bible
For you always have the poor with you; but you don't always have me.
Young's Literal Translation
for the poor always ye have with you, and me ye have not always;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:11 Ye have the poor always with you - Such is the wise and gracious providence of God, that we may have always opportunities of relieving their wants, and so laying up for ourselves treasures in heaven.
LibraryThe New Passover
'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Gethsemane, the Oil-Press
The Real High Priest and his Counterfeit
There will always be some in the land who are poor. That is why I am commanding you to share freely with the poor and with other Israelites in need.
But Jesus, aware of this, replied, "Why criticize this woman for doing such a good thing to me?
You will always have the poor among you, and you can help them whenever you want to. But you will not always have me.
You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."
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