The Rich Man and Lazarus

19 “Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day. 20 And a poor man named Lazarus (A)was laid at his gate, covered with sores, 21 and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man’s table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores. 22 Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to (B)Abraham’s bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried. 23 In (C)Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and *saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom. 24 And he cried out and said, ‘(D)Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in (E)this flame.’ 25 But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that (F)during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony. 26 And [a]besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.’ 27 And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my father’s house— 28 for I have five brothers—in order that he may (G)warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ 29 But Abraham *said, ‘They have (H)Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’ 30 But he said, ‘No, (I)father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent!’ 31 But he said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”

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  1. Luke 16:26 Lit in all these things

34 And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and (A)take up his cross and follow Me. 35 For (B)whoever wishes to save his [a]life will lose it, but whoever loses his [b]life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it. 36 For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul? 37 For what will a man give in exchange for his soul? 38 For (C)whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, (D)the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He (E)comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”

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  1. Mark 8:35 Or soul
  2. Mark 8:35 Or soul

27 Do not (A)work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to (B)eternal life, which (C)the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, (D)has set His seal.” 28 Therefore they said to Him, “What shall we do, so that we may work the works of God?” 29 Jesus answered and said to them, “This is (E)the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He (F)has sent.” 30 So they said to Him, “(G)What then do You do for a (H)sign, so that we may see, and believe You? What work do You perform? 31 (I)Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘(J)He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.’” 32 Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven. 33 For the bread of God is [a]that which (K)comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world.” 34 Then they said to Him, “Lord, always (L)give us this bread.”

35 Jesus said to them, (M)I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me (N)will never thirst. 36 But (O)I said to you that you have seen Me, and yet do not believe. 37 (P)All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will certainly not cast out. 38 For (Q)I have come down from heaven, (R)not to do My own will, but (S)the will of Him who (T)sent Me. 39 This is the will of Him who sent Me, that of (U)all that He has given Me I (V)lose nothing, but (W)raise it up on the last day. 40 For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who (X)beholds the Son and (Y)believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will (Z)raise him up on the last day.”

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  1. John 6:33 Or He who comes

19 (A)Jesus knew that they wished to question Him, and He said to them, “Are you deliberating together about this, that I said, ‘A little while, and you will not see Me, and again a little while, and you will see Me’? 20 Truly, truly, I say to you, that (B)you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will grieve, but (C)your grief will be turned into joy. 21 (D)Whenever a woman is in labor she has [a]pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a [b]child has been born into the world. 22 Therefore (E)you too have grief now; but (F)I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

Prayer Promises

23 (G)In that day (H)you will not question Me about anything. Truly, truly, I say to you, (I)if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you. 24 (J)Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your (K)joy may be made full.

25 “These things I have spoken to you in [c](L)figurative language; (M)an hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in [d]figurative language, but will tell you plainly of the Father. 26 (N)In that day (O)you will ask in My name, and I do not say to you that I will request of the Father on your behalf; 27 for (P)the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and (Q)have believed that (R)I came forth from the Father. 28 (S)I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and (T)going to the Father.”

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  1. John 16:21 Lit grief
  2. John 16:21 Lit human being
  3. John 16:25 Lit proverbs; or figures of speech
  4. John 16:25 Lit proverbs; or figures of speech