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Bible in Basic English

But a great number who are first will be last: and those who are last will be first.

New American Standard Bible

But many who are first will be last, and the last, first.”

King James Version

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Holman Bible

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”

International Standard Version

But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first."

A Conservative Version

But many first will be last, and the last first.

American Standard Version

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Amplified

But many who are first will be last, and the last, first.”

An Understandable Version

But many that [appear to] be first [i.e., in importance and blessings] will [end up] being last. And [those appearing to] be last will [end up] being first."

Anderson New Testament

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Common New Testament

But many who are first will be last, and the last first."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but they that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.

Darby Translation

But many first shall be last, and the last first.

Godbey New Testament

But many who are first shall be last; and the last first.

Goodspeed New Testament

But many who are first now will be last then, and the last will be first."

John Wesley New Testament

But many that are first shall be last, and the last first.

Julia Smith Translation

And many first shall be last; and the last first.

King James 2000

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But many [who are] first will be last, and the last first."

Modern King James verseion

But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Many that are first, shall be last. And the last, first."

Moffatt New Testament

Many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first."

Montgomery New Testament

But many who are first shall be last, and the last, first."

NET Bible

But many who are first will be last, and the last first."

New Heart English Bible

But many who are first will be last; and the last first."

Noyes New Testament

But many who are first will be last; and the last first.

Sawyer New Testament

But many first shall be last, and the last first.

The Emphasized Bible

But, many, shall be - first-last, and theLast-first.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But many first, will be last; and the last, first.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But many who are first now will then be last, and the last will be first."

Webster

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

Weymouth New Testament

But many who are now first will be last, and the last, first."

Williams New Testament

But many who are first now will be last then, and last now who will be first then."

World English Bible

But many who are first will be last; and the last first."

Worrell New Testament

But many that are first shall be last; and the last first."

Worsley New Testament

But many that are first shall be last, and the last first.

Youngs Literal Translation

and many first shall be last, and the last first.'

Interlinear

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

and

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

the last
ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

30 Who will not get a hundred times as much now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and land--though with great troubles; and, in the world to come, eternal life. 31 But a great number who are first will be last: and those who are last will be first. 32 And they were on the way, going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus was going before them: and they were full of wonder; but those who came after him were in fear. And again he took the twelve, and gave them word of the things which were to come on him,


Cross References

Matthew 19:30

But a great number who are first will be last, and some who are last will be first.

Matthew 20:16

So the last will be first, and the first last.

Luke 13:30

And the last will be first, and the first will be last.

Matthew 8:11-12

And I say to you that numbers will come from the east and the west, and will take their seats with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven:

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did his father's pleasure? They say, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that tax-farmers and loose women are going into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 7:29-30

(And all the people, and the tax-farmers, to whom John had given baptism, when they had knowledge of these things, gave glory to God.

Luke 7:40-47

And Jesus, answering, said, Simon, I have something to say to you. And he said, Master, say on.

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee, taking up his position, said to himself these words: God, I give you praise because I am not like other men, who take more than their right, who are evil-doers, who are untrue to their wives, or even like this tax-farmer.

Acts 13:46-48

Then Paul and Barnabas without fear said, It was necessary for the word of God to be given to you first; but because you will have nothing to do with it, and have no desire for eternal life, it will now be offered to the Gentiles.

Romans 9:30-33

What then may we say? That the nations who did not go after righteousness have got righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith:

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