Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)

Chapter 19

19:4  And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,

Have ye not read

See, Genesis 1:27; 2:23,24. The passage is significant as Jesus' confirmation of the Genesis narrative of creation.

19:8  He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.


Thus confirming the Mosaic authorship of Deut.

19:12  For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

19:14  But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

19:20  The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

kept from my youth

See, Philippians 3:6,7 contra vs. Philippians 3:7-9

19:21  Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.


(See Scofield "Matthew 5:48")

19:23  Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.


(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

19:25  When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") Cf. Matthew 13:3-9

19:28  And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.


(Greek - apollumi [a)po/llumi] = "re-creation," "making new)." The word occurs once again in Titus 3:5. There it refers to the new birth or a believing person; here to the re-creation of the social order, and renewal of the earth ; Isaiah 11:6-9; Romans 8:19-23 when the kingdom shall come. (See "Kingdom (O.T.),"

(See Scofield "Zechariah 12:8") See Scofield "1 Corinthians 15:24"


Disclosing how the promise Isaiah 1:26 will be fulfilled when the kingdom is set up. The kingdom will be administered over Israel through the apostles, according to the ancient theocratic judgeship. Judges 2:18.

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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Matthew 19". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". <>. 1917.