Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He who has more love for his father or mother than for me is not good enough for me; he who has more love for son or daughter than for me is not good enough for me.

New American Standard Bible

He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

King James Version

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Holman Bible

The person who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; the person who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

International Standard Version

"The one who loves his father or mother more than me isn't worthy of me, and the one who loves a son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.

A Conservative Version

He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me, and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.

American Standard Version

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Amplified

He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

An Understandable Version

The person who loves his father and mother more than me does not deserve me [i.e., to be my disciple]. And the person who loves his son or daughter more than me does not deserve me [i.e., to be my disciple].

Anderson New Testament

He that loves father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me:

Common New Testament

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that loveth father or mother more than me, is unworthy of me: he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is unworthy of me.

Darby Translation

He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.

Godbey New Testament

He that loveth father and mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one who loves father or mother more than he loves me is worthy of me, and no one who loves son or daughter more than he loves me is worthy of me,

John Wesley New Testament

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me, and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me;

Julia Smith Translation

He loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me; and he loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me.

King James 2000

He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and the one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Modern King James verseion

He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that loveth his father or mother more than me, is not meet for me: and he that loveth his son or daughter more than me, is not meet for me.

Moffatt New Testament

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me:

Montgomery New Testament

"He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;

NET Bible

"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

New Heart English Bible

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Noyes New Testament

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me;

Sawyer New Testament

He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;

The Emphasized Bible

He that loveth father or mother above me, is not, worthy, of me, - and, he that loveth son or daughter above me, is not, worthy, of me;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Webster

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.

Weymouth New Testament

Any one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and any one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;

Williams New Testament

Anybody who loves father or mother more than he loves me is not worthy of me,

World English Bible

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.

Worrell New Testament

"He that loves father or mother more than Me, is not worthy of Me; and he that loves son or daughter more than Me, is not worthy of Me.

Worsley New Testament

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me:

Youngs Literal Translation

'He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

or
ἤ 

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199
Usage: 199

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138
Usage: 138

me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26
Usage: 26

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

ἄξιος 
Axios 
ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28
Usage: 28

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

and

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

φιλέω 
Phileo 
Usage: 13

son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

θυγάτηρ 
Thugater 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

Acknowledging Christ

36 And a man will be hated by those of his house. 37 He who has more love for his father or mother than for me is not good enough for me; he who has more love for son or daughter than for me is not good enough for me. 38 And he who does not take his cross and come after me is not good enough for me.



Cross References

Luke 14:26

And turning round, he said to them, If any man comes to me, and has not hate for his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and even for his life, he may not be my disciple.

Matthew 22:37

And he said to him, Have love for the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.

Deuteronomy 33:9

Who said of his father, Who is he? and of his mother, I have not seen her; he kept himself separate from his brothers and had no knowledge of his children: for they have given ear to your word and kept your agreement.

Luke 20:35

But those to whom is given the reward of the world to come, and to come back from the dead, have no wives, and are not married;

John 5:23

So that all men may give honour to the Son even as they give honour to the Father. He who gives no honour to the Son gives no honour to the Father who sent him.

John 21:15-17

Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

Philippians 3:7-9

But those things which were profit to me, I gave up for Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:5-7

Which is a clear sign of the decision which God in his righteousness has made; to give you a part in his kingdom, for which you have undergone this pain;

Revelation 3:4

But you have some names in Sardis who have kept clean their robes; and as a reward they will go in white with me.

Matthew 22:8

Then he said to his servants, The feast is ready but the guests were not good enough.

Luke 21:36

But keep watch at all times with prayer, that you may be strong enough to come through all these things and take your place before the Son of man.

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