20 The young man said to him, “All these I have observed. What do I still lack?” 21 Jesus said to him, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give the proceeds[a] to the poor—and you will have treasure in heaven—and come, follow me.” 22 But when[b] the young man heard the statement, he went away sorrowful, because he was one who had many possessions.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 19:21 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  2. Matthew 19:22 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“heard”) which is understood as temporal

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