Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

New American Standard Bible

And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Summoning the crowd along with His disciples, He said to them, “If anyone wants to be My follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.

International Standard Version

Then Jesus called the crowd to himself along with his disciples and told them, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously,

A Conservative Version

And having called in the multitude with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever wants to follow behind me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

American Standard Version

And he called unto him the multitude with his disciples, and said unto them, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Amplified

And Jesus called [to Him] the throng with His disciples and said to them, If anyone intends to come after Me, let him deny himself [forget, ignore, disown, and lose sight of himself and his own interests] and take up his cross, and [ joining Me as a disciple and siding with My party] follow with Me [continually, cleaving steadfastly to Me].

An Understandable Version

And He called the crowd to Him, along with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to be my follower, he should deny himself [i.e., of always having his own way] and accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities, with all their difficulties] and then he can become my follower.

Anderson New Testament

And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them: Whoever determines to follow after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Bible in Basic English

And turning to the mass of people with his disciples, he said to them, If any man has the desire to come after me, let him give up all other desires, and take up his cross and come after me.

Common New Testament

And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then addressing himself to the people, and his disciples, he said, he that desires to be under my conduct, let him renounce himself, and follow me.

Darby Translation

And having called the crowd with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me.

Godbey New Testament

And calling the multitude to Him with His disciples, He said to them, Whosoever wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he called the people and his disciples to him and said to them, "If anyone wants to go with me, he must disregard himself, and take his cross and follow me.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

And having called the crowd with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever wills to come after me, let him absolutely deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And summoning the crowd together with his disciples, he said to them, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Modern King James verseion

And calling near the crowd with His disciples, He said to them, Whoever will come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

Then he called the crowd to him with his disciples and said to them, "If anyone wishes to follow me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and so follow me;

Montgomery New Testament

Then summoning the crowd to him, with his disciples. he said: "If any man wishes to follow me, let him renounce self, take up his cross, and so follow me.

NET Bible

Then Jesus called the crowd, along with his disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.

New Heart English Bible

He called the crowd to himself with his disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Noyes New Testament

And calling the multitude to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever chooseth to follow me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Sawyer New Testament

And calling the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever wishes to follow after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me.

The Emphasized Bible

And, calling near the multitude with his disciples, he said unto them - If anyone willeth, after me, to come, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and be following me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then calling to him the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Calling the people and his disciples to him, Jesus said: "If any man wishes to walk in my steps, let him renounce self, take up his cross, and follow me.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Then calling to Him the crowd and also His disciples, He said to them, "If any one is desirous of following me, let him ignore self and take up his cross, and so be my follower.

Williams New Testament

Then He called the people to Him along with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to be my disciple, he must say, 'No' to self, put the cross on his shoulders, and keep on following me.

World English Bible

He called the multitude to himself with his disciples, and said to them, "Whoever wants to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Worrell New Testament

And, calling the multitude to Him with His disciples, He said to them, "If any one wishes to come after Me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.

Worsley New Testament

And calling the people and his disciples to Him, He said unto them, Whosoever is willing to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me:

Youngs Literal Translation

And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, 'Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

προσκαλέομαι 
Proskaleomai 
Usage: 27

the people
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

unto him with
σύν 
sun 
Usage: 120

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

σύν 
sun 
Usage: 120

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

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

σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

Devotionals

Devotionals about Mark 8:34

References

American

Easton

Images Mark 8:34

Prayers for Mark 8:34

Context Readings

Taking Up One's Cross To Follow Jesus

33 And he, turning about and looking at his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get thyself from me, Satan, for thou knowest not the things that are of God, but the things that are of men. 34 And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 35 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.


Cross References

Matthew 10:38

And he that does not take his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.

Luke 14:26-27

If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, and even his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me;

Numbers 14:24

But my slave Caleb, because there was another spirit in him, and he proved to follow after me, I will bring him into the land that he entered into, and his seed shall receive it by inheritance,

1 Kings 14:8

and rent the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it thee, and yet thou hast not been as my slave David, who kept my commandments and who followed me with all his heart, to doing only that which was right in my eyes,

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said unto his disciples, If anyone will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Mark 9:43-48

And if thy hand causes thee to fall, cut it off; it is better for thee to enter into life maimed than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that can never be quenched,

Galatians 5:24

For those that are of the Christ have crucified the flesh with its affections and lusts.

1 John 3:16

In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

Matthew 5:29-30

Therefore if thy right eye should bring thee occasion to stumble, pluck it out and cast it from thee; for it is better for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

Matthew 27:32

And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; him they compelled to bear his cross .

Mark 10:21

Then Jesus beholding him loved him and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go, sell all that thou hast and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross , and follow me taking up thy stake (if thy desire is to be perfect).

Luke 9:23

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.

Luke 13:24

Strive to enter in at the narrow gate; for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in and shall not be able.

Luke 14:33

So likewise, any one of you that does not forsake all that he has cannot be my disciple.

Luke 18:22

Now when Jesus heard this, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.

Luke 20:45

Then in the audience of all the people, he said unto his disciples,

John 13:36-37

Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, where goest thou? Jesus answered him, Where I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.

John 19:17

And he, bearing his cross , went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew, Golgotha,

John 21:19-20

This he spoke, signifying by what death he should clarify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to remain in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Romans 6:6

knowing this: that our old man is crucified with him that the body of sin might be destroyed that we should not serve sin any longer.

Romans 8:17

and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.

Romans 15:1-3

We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food makes my brother to fall, I will never eat flesh nor do anything which may cause my brother to fall.

1 Corinthians 9:19

Therefore, though I am free regarding everyone, yet I have made myself slave unto all, that I might gain the more.

1 Corinthians 15:31

I die daily to stay in the glory of having taught you, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me, and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 6:14

But in no wise should I glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.

Philippians 3:7

But those things which were gain to me, I counted loss for Christ.

Philippians 3:10

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death,

Colossians 1:24

who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fulfill in my flesh that which is lacking of the tribulations of the Christ for his body's sake, which is the congregation ,

Colossians 3:5

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

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that there are some who walk among you out of order, not working at all, but are busybodies.

Titus 2:12

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

Hebrews 13:13

Let us go forth, therefore, unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.

1 Peter 4:1

Since the Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, be ye also armed with the same thought; for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

1 Peter 4:13

but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of the afflictions of the Christ, so that also in the revelation of his glory, ye may rejoice in triumph.

2 Peter 1:14

knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has declared unto me.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer; behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days; be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.

Mark 7:14

And when he had called all the people unto him, he said unto them, Hearken unto me every one of you and understand;

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