Parallel Verses

King James Version

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

New American Standard Bible

And He was saying to them all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.

Holman Bible

Then He said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

International Standard Version

Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously,

A Conservative Version

And he said to all, If any man wants to come behind me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

American Standard Version

And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Amplified

And He said to all, If any person wills to come after Me, let him deny himself [ disown himself, forget, lose sight of himself and his own interests, refuse and give up himself] and take up his cross daily and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying also].

An Understandable Version

Then He said to everyone, "If anyone wants to be my follower, he should deny self [i.e., of always having its own way] and accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities, with all their difficulties] everyday, and [then he can] become my follower.

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them all: If any one determines to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and fol low me.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them all, If any man has a desire to come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross every day, and come after me.

Common New Testament

Then he said to them all, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then he said to the whole company, if any one will be my follower, let him renounce himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Darby Translation

And he said to them all, If any one will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me;

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke to all, If any one wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he said to everyone, "If anyone wants to go with me, he must disregard himself, and take his cross day after day and follow me.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to all, if any man be willing to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said to them all, If anyone will come after me, let them deny themself and take up their cross daily and follow me.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to all, If any one wish to come after me, let him deny himself, and lift up his cross daily and let him follow me.

King James 2000

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross every day and follow me.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to all, If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said to them all, "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross on him daily, and follow me.

Moffatt New Testament

He said to all, "If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross day after day, and so follow me;

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to all. "If any man wills to follow me, Let him renounce self and take up his cross daily and follow me.

NET Bible

Then he said to them all, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.

New Heart English Bible

He said to all, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Noyes New Testament

And he said to all, If any one chooseth to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to all, If any one wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

The Emphasized Bible

And he was saying, unto all - If any one intendeth after me to come, Let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, - and be following me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said unto them, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And to all present he said: "If any man wishes to walk in my steps, let him renounce self, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Webster

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Weymouth New Testament

And He said to all, "If any one is desirous of following me, let him ignore self and take up his cross day by day, and so be my follower.

Williams New Testament

Then He said to them all, "If anyone chooses to be my disciple, he must say 'No' to self, put the cross on his shoulders daily, and continue to follow me.

World English Bible

He said to all, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.

Worrell New Testament

And He said to all, "If any one wishes to come after Me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

Worsley New Testament

And He said unto them all, if any one is willing to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said unto all, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

man will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

ὄπίσω 
Opiso 
Usage: 20

me
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ἀπαρνέομαι 
Aparneomai 
Usage: 3

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

take up
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

his

Usage: 0

σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 9:23

Devotionals containing Luke 9:23

Images Luke 9:23

Prayers for Luke 9:23

Context Readings

Taking Up One's Cross To Follow Jesus

22 Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day. 23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. 24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.


Cross References

Matthew 10:38-39

And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

Mark 8:34-38

And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Luke 14:26-27

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.

John 12:25-26

He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

Romans 8:13

For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

Colossians 3:5

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

Titus 2:12

Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Matthew 16:22-25

Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.

1 Corinthians 15:30-31

And why stand we in jeopardy every hour?

2 Timothy 3:12

Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

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