Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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 now] first will be last [then], and many [who are now] last will be first [then].

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But many of the first shall be last; and of 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 receive 100 times more, now at this time—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions—and eternal life in the age to come. 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first.” 32 They were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. They were astonished, but those who followed Him were afraid. Taking the Twelve aside again, He began to tell them the things that would happen to Him.


Cross References

Matthew 19:30

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

Matthew 20:16

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

Luke 13:30

Note this: Some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”

Matthew 8:11-12

I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31

“Which of the two did his father’s will?”“The first,” they said. Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!

Luke 7:29-30

(And when all the people, including the tax collectors, heard this, they acknowledged God’s way of righteousness, because they had been baptized with John’s baptism.

Luke 7:40-47

Jesus replied to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.”“Teacher,” he said, “say it.”

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee took his standand was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Acts 13:46-48

Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said: “It was necessary that God’s message be spoken to you first. But since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles!

Romans 9:30-33

What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.

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