Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
When thy brother, the son of thy mother, shall entice thee, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend who is as thy soul, in secret, saying, We will go and serve other gods which thou knewest not, thou, and thy fathers;
He saying to his father and to his mother, I saw him not, and his brethren he knew not, and he knew not his sons; for they watched thy sayings and they will keep thy covenant.
Who to me in the heavens? and from thee I desired nothing in the earth.
He loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me; and he loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me.
But surely, I also think all things to be loss for the superiority of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have been made to lose all things, and I think to be offscourings, that I shall gain Christ,
But the word of none do I make mine own, neither have I my soul highly prized to myself, in order to finish my course with joy, and the service which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the good news of the grace of God.
And they conquered him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their souls till death.
And Abraham will rise early in the morning, and will saddle his ass, and will take two of his boys with him, and Isaak his son, and he will cleave the wood for the burnt offering, and will rise up and go to the place God spake to him.
And he will say to him, I will not go; but to my land, and to my kindred I will go.
He withholding his rod hates his son: and he loving him, sought correction for him.
And they having instantly let go the ship and their father,. followed him.
And another said, I have married wife, and therefore I cannot come.
But what things were gain to me, these I have thought loss for Christ.