19 A scribe approached Him and said,(A) “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go!”

20 Jesus told him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man(B) has no place to lay His head.”

21 “Lord,” another of His disciples said, “first let me go bury my father.”[a]

22 But Jesus told him, “Follow Me, and let the dead bury their own dead.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Matthew 8:21 Not necessarily meaning his father was already dead

Bible Gateway Recommends

HCSB Study Bible for Women, Personal Size Edition--hardcover
HCSB Study Bible for Women, Personal Size Edition--hardcover
Retail: $35.99
Our Price: $8.99
Save: $27.00 (75%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Military Families Bible, Navy and Crimson LeatherTouch
Military Families Bible, Navy and Crimson LeatherTouch
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $7.99
Save: $22.00 (73%)
3.5 of 5.0 stars
HCSB The Study Bible for Women, Teal and Gray Linen, Thumb-Indexed
HCSB The Study Bible for Women, Teal and Gray Linen, Thumb-Indexed
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $21.99
Save: $48.00 (69%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Experiencing the Word New Testament - Audio Bible on CD
HCSB Experiencing the Word New Testament - Audio Bible on CD
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $7.99
Save: $42.00 (84%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars