25 For when the dead rise, they will neither marry nor be given in marriage. In this respect they will be like the angels in heaven.

26 “But now, as to whether the dead will be raised—haven’t you ever read about this in the writings of Moses, in the story of the burning bush? Long after Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had died, God said to Moses,[a] ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.’[b] 27 So he is the God of the living, not the dead. You have made a serious error.”

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  1. 12:26a Greek in the story of the bush? God said to him.
  2. 12:26b Exod 3:6.

25 When the dead rise, they will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven.(A) 26 Now about the dead rising—have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the account of the burning bush, how God said to him, ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’[a]?(B) 27 He is not the God of the dead, but of the living. You are badly mistaken!”

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 12:26 Exodus 3:6

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