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Luke 14:26 New King James Version (NKJV)

26 “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.

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Luke 14:26 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

26 If anyone comes to Me, and does not [a]hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 14:26 I.e. by comparison of his love for Me
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Luke 14:26 Amplified Bible (AMP)

26 “If anyone comes to Me, and does not [a]hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life [in the sense of indifference to or relative disregard for them in comparison with his attitude toward God]—he cannot be My disciple.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 14:26 An exaggerated figure of speech indicating a lesser degree of love, not actual hostility or aversion toward one’s earthly family.
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Luke 14:26 New International Version (NIV)

26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple.

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Luke 14:26 King James Version (KJV)

26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Luke 14:28 New King James Version (NKJV)

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it

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Luke 14:28 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

28 For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

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Luke 14:28 Amplified Bible (AMP)

28 For which one of you, when he wants to build a watchtower [for his guards], does not first sit down and calculate the cost, to see if he has enough to finish it?

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Luke 14:28 New International Version (NIV)

28 “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?

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Luke 14:28 King James Version (KJV)

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

Luke 14:29 New King James Version (NKJV)

29 lest, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him,

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Luke 14:29 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him,

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Luke 14:29 Amplified Bible (AMP)

29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is unable to finish [the building], all who see it will begin to ridicule him,

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Luke 14:29 New International Version (NIV)

29 For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule you,

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Luke 14:29 King James Version (KJV)

29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,

Luke 14:31 New King James Version (NKJV)

31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, does not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?

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Luke 14:31 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

31 Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

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Luke 14:31 Amplified Bible (AMP)

31 Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one who is coming against him with twenty thousand?

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Luke 14:31 New International Version (NIV)

31 “Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Won’t he first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

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Luke 14:31 King James Version (KJV)

31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?

Luke 14:33 New King James Version (NKJV)

33 So likewise, whoever of you does not forsake all that he has cannot be My disciple.

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Luke 14:33 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

33 So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.

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Luke 14:33 Amplified Bible (AMP)

33 So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not [carefully consider the cost and then for My sake] [a]give up all his own possessions.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 14:33 Jesus probably is referring to a willingness and commitment to do so when necessary. Discipleship does not require poverty.
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Luke 14:33 New International Version (NIV)

33 In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.

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Luke 14:33 King James Version (KJV)

33 So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.

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