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Matthew 19:21 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

21 Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect,[a] go, sell what you have and give to [the] poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

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  1. 19:21 If you wish to be perfect: to be perfect is demanded of all Christians; see Mt 5:48. In the case of this man, it involves selling his possessions and giving to the poor; only so can he follow Jesus.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Matthew 19:21 New International Version (NIV)

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

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