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Matthew 18:3-4New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children,[a] you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:3 Become like children: the child is held up as a model for the disciples not because of any supposed innocence of children but because of their complete dependence on, and trust in, their parents. So must the disciples be, in respect to God.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Matthew 18:3-4Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

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Matthew 18:3-4Good News Translation (GNT)

and said, “I assure you that unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the Kingdom of heaven. The greatest in the Kingdom of heaven is the one who humbles himself and becomes like this child.

Good News Translation (GNT)

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Matthew 18:3-4New American Standard Bible (NASB)

and said, “Truly I say to you, unless you [a]are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 18:3 Lit are turned
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Matthew 18:3-4New International Version (NIV)

And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

New International Version (NIV)

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