Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [and takes more pleasure in] father or mother more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves [and takes more pleasure in] son or daughter more than [in] 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:

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.

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 
sona , Son of Man Trans TDNT :
Usage: 213

θυγάτηρ 
Thugater 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

Acknowledging Christ

36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. 37 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. 38 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.



Cross References

Luke 14:26

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Matthew 22:37

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

Deuteronomy 33:9

Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.

Luke 20:35

But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:

John 5:23

That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.

John 21:15-17

So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Philippians 3:7-9

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

2 Thessalonians 1:5-7

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Revelation 3:4

Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.

Matthew 22:8

Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.

Luke 21:36

Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

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