Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 shall not receive one hundredfold now in this time: houses and brethren and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the world to come eternal life. 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last, first.” 32 And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus went before them; and they were amazed, and they followed him with fear. Then, taking the twelve aside again, he began to tell them what things would happen unto him,


Cross References

Matthew 19:30

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

Matthew 20:16

So the first shall be last, and the last first; for many are called, but few are chosen.

Luke 13:30

And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

Matthew 8:11-12

But I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west and shall sit down at the table with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.

Luke 7:29-30

And all the people that heard him and the publicans justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

Luke 7:40-47

And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have something to say unto thee. And he said, Master, say on.

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are: extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

Acts 13:46-48

Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.

Romans 9:30-33

What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, that is to say, the righteousness which is by faith,

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