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Matthew 10:37New King James Version (NKJV)

37 He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 10:37Amplified Bible (AMP)

37 [a]He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 10:37 Commitment to Jesus takes precedence over all else.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Matthew 10:37Good News Translation (GNT)

37 “Those who love their father or mother more than me are not fit to be my disciples; those who love their son or daughter more than me are not fit to be my disciples.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Luke 14:26New 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.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:26Amplified 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.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:26Good News Translation (GNT)

26 “Those who come to me cannot be my disciples unless they love me more than they love father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and themselves as well.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Luke 14:33New King James Version (NKJV)

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

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:33Amplified 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.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:33Good News Translation (GNT)

33 In the same way,” concluded Jesus, “none of you can be my disciple unless you give up everything you have.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

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