Dealing With Young People

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Judges 18:21

So they turned and departed and put the little ones, the cattle, and the baggage in front of them.

Joel 2:16

Gather the people, sanctify the congregation; assemble the elderly people, gather the children and the nursing infants; let the bridegroom [who is legally exempt from attending] go forth from his chamber and the bride out of her closet. [None is exempt from the humiliation.]

Numbers 31:9

And the Israelites took captive the women of Midian and their little ones, and all their cattle, their flocks, and their goods as booty.

Ruth 3:10

And he said, Blessed be you of the Lord, my daughter. For you have made this last loving-kindness greater than the former, for you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.

Job 19:18

Even young children despise me; when I get up, they speak against me.

Isaiah 3:4

And I will make boys their princes, and with childishness shall they rule over them [with outrage instead of justice].

Isaiah 3:12

As for My people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O My people, your leaders cause you to err, and they confuse (destroy and swallow up) the course of your paths.

Matthew 18:5

And whoever receives and accepts and welcomes one little child like this for My sake and in My name receives and accepts and welcomes Me.

Mark 9:36

And He took a little child and put him in the center of their group; and taking him in [His] arms, He said to them,

Luke 9:47

But Jesus, as He perceived the thoughts of their hearts, took a little child and put him at His side

Matthew 18:6

But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in and acknowledge and cleave to Me to stumble and sin [that is, who entices him or hinders him in right conduct or thought], it would be better ( more expedient and profitable or advantageous) for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be sunk in the depth of the sea.

Mark 9:42

And whoever causes one of these little ones (these believers) who acknowledge and cleave to Me to stumble and sin, it would be better (more profitable and wholesome) for him if a [huge] millstone were hung about his neck, and he were thrown into the sea.

Luke 17:2

It would be more profitable for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were hurled into the sea than that he should cause to sin or be a snare to one of these little ones [ lowly in rank or influence].

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