15 And Jesus said to them, (A)“Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? (B)The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and (C)then they will fast.

Read full chapter

Fasting

16 “And (A)when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. (B)Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 17 But when you fast, (C)anoint your head and wash your face, 18 that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. (D)And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Large Print Bible, TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design
ESV Large Print Bible, TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $19.99
Save: $30.00 (60%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible, Large Print , Hardcover
ESV Study Bible, Large Print , Hardcover
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $32.99
Save: $37.00 (53%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine  Leather with Thumb Index
ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index
Retail: $109.99
Our Price: $56.99
Save: $53.00 (48%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 27-Volume Old Testament  Boxed Set
ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 27-Volume Old Testament Boxed Set
Retail: $199.99
Our Price: $104.99
Save: $95.00 (48%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Scripture Journal, Old and New Testament Sets, 46  Volumes
ESV Scripture Journal, Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes
Retail: $274.99
Our Price: $139.99
Save: $135.00 (49%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars