27 Now some of the Sadducees, who deny that there is a resurrection, approached him. And they questioned him,
28 saying: "Teacher, Moses wrote for us: If any man's brother will have died, having a wife, and if he does not have any children, then his brother should take her as his wife, and he should raise up offspring for his brother.
29 And so there were seven brothers. And the first took a wife, and he died without sons.
30 And the next one married her, and he also died without a son.
31 And the third married her, and similarly all seven, and none of them left behind any offspring, and they each died.
32 Last of all, the woman also died.
33 In the resurrection, then, whose wife will she be? For certainly all seven had her as a wife."
34 And so, Jesus said to them: "The children of this age marry and are given in marriage.
35 Yet truly, those who shall be held worthy of that age, and of the resurrection from the dead, will neither be married, nor take wives.
36 For they can no longer die. For they are equal to the Angels, and they are children of God, since they are children of the resurrection.
37 For in truth, the dead do rise again, as Moses also showed beside the bush, when he called the Lord: 'The God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.'
38 And so he is not the God of the dead, but of the living. For all are alive to him."
39 Then some of the scribes, in response, said to him, "Teacher, you have spoken well."
40 And they no longer dared to question him about anything.
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