20 “I have kept all these,”[a] the young man told Him. “What do I still lack?”

21 “If you want to be perfect,”[b] Jesus said to him, “go, sell your belongings and give to the poor,(A) and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me.”

22 When the young man heard that command, he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.

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20 “All these I have kept,” the young man said. “What do I still lack?”

21 Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect,(A) go, sell your possessions and give to the poor,(B) and you will have treasure in heaven.(C) Then come, follow me.”

22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth.

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