it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God
From the Gospel of Matthew, verse 19:24. Some assert that "camel" is a misinterpretation of a word meaning "rope" and others assert that the "Needle's Eye" was a gate in the walls of Jerusalem, but the evidence for each of these theories is contested, and the literal interpretation remains the most common.
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- It is unlikely that the wealthy will go to heaven.