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35 Because of me,

A son will turn against his father,
    a daughter her mother
    and against her mother-in-law.[a]
36 Within your own families you will find enemies.[b]

37 “Whoever loves father or mother or son or daughter more than me is not fit to be my disciple.[c]

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  1. Matthew 10:35 The Hebrew Matthew adds here, “For there will be five in a house, three against two and two against three, father against son and son against father, and they will stand alone.” This is missing from the Greek manuscripts.
  2. Matthew 10:36 See Mic. 7:6.
  3. Matthew 10:37 Or “is of no use to me.” The Hebrew Matthew is “I am not suitable for him.”