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Rich in the Bible: Matthew 19:16-30
In this story, Jesus tells a rich man who has studiously upheld the law that he still isn't righteous enough to know God. The point is not to heap extra duties on the man, but to show that our actions, no matter how good, are not enough to find salvation; we can only do so through Jesus.


"Rich young ruler" in the Bible: Mark 10:17-52
Jesus is asked by a rich man who has studiously obeyed God's law all his life what he needs to do to be saved. Jesus' reply is not what he wanted to hear, but illustrates both the difficulty of parting with our wealth and the inability of human actions to earn us salvation.