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Jesus answered him, "Foxes have holes, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lie down and rest."
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And Jesus saith to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Psalm 84:3 For the sparrow hath found herself a house, and the turtle a nest for herself where she may lay her young ones: Thy altars, O Lord of hosts, my king and my God.
Psalm 104:17 There the sparrows shall make their nests. The highest of them is the house of the heron.
Psalm 40:17 But I am a beggar and poor: the Lord is careful for me. Thou art my helper and my protector: O my God, be not slack.
Psalm 69:29 But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.
Psalm 109:22 For I am poor and needy, and my heart is troubled within me.
Isaiah 53:2,3 And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him: . . .
Luke 2:7,12,16 And she brought forth her first born son and wrapped him up in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger: because there was no room for them in the inn. . . .
Luke 8:3 And Joanna the wife of Chusa, Herod's steward, and Susanna and many others who ministered unto him of their substance.
2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.
ContextThe Cost of Discipleship
…19And a certain scribe came and said to him: Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou shalt go. 20And Jesus saith to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. 21And another of his disciples said to him: Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.…
Over them the birds of the air shall dwell: from the midst of the rocks they shall give forth their voices.
I beheld, therefore, in the vision of the night, and lo, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and he came even to the ancient of days: and they presented him before him.
For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
For as Jonas was in the whale's belly three days and three nights: so shall the Son of man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
Who made answer and said to them: He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man.
For he that shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation: the Son of man also will be ashamed of him, when he shall come in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Jesus said to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests: but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
And I say to you: Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.
I say to you that he will quickly revenge them. But yet the Son of man, when he cometh, shall he find, think you, faith on earth?
Watch ye, therefore, praying at all times, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are to come and to stand before the Son of man.
And he saith to him: Amen, amen, I say to you, you shall see the heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.
And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up:
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed.
Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you: except you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you.
If then you shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before?
The multitude answered him: We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever. And how sayest thou: The Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?
When he therefore was gone out, Jesus said: Now is the Son of man glorified; and God is glorified in him.
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