Parallel Verses

Amplified

And he who does not take up his cross and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conforming wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying also] is not worthy of Me.

New American Standard Bible

"And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.

King James Version

And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

Holman Bible

And whoever doesn’t take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me.

International Standard Version

The one who doesn't take up his cross and follow me isn't worthy of me.

A Conservative Version

And he who does not take his cross and follow behind me, is not worthy of me.

American Standard Version

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

An Understandable Version

And the person who does not accept his cross [i.e., his responsibilities with all their difficulties] and become my follower does not deserve me.

Anderson New Testament

and whoever does not take his cross and fol low after me, is not worthy of me.

Bible in Basic English

And he who does not take his cross and come after me is not good enough for me.

Common New Testament

and he who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he that does not take his cross, and so follow after me, is unworthy of me.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

Whosoever does not take his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.

Goodspeed New Testament

and no one who will not take up his cross and follow me is worthy of me.

John Wesley New Testament

And he that taketh not his cross and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And whoever takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me.

King James 2000

And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.

Modern King James verseion

And he who does not take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he that taketh not his cross and followeth me, is not meet for me.

Moffatt New Testament

he who will not take his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.

Montgomery New Testament

"and he who does not take his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.

NET Bible

And whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.

New Heart English Bible

And whoever does not take his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.

Noyes New Testament

and he that doth not take his cross, and follow me, is not worthy of me.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he that taketh not up his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the man who does not take his cross and follow in my steps is not worthy of me.

Webster

And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth me, is not worthy of me.

Weymouth New Testament

and any one who does not take up his cross and follow where I lead is not worthy of me.

Williams New Testament

and nobody is worthy of me who does not take up his cross and follow me.

World English Bible

He who doesn't take his cross and follow after me, isn't worthy of me.

Worrell New Testament

And whosoever does not take up his cross, and follow Me, is not worthy of Me.

Worsley New Testament

and he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

Youngs Literal Translation

and whoever doth not receive his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.

Interlinear

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

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

he
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

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

his

Usage: 0

σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

and

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

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

ὄπίσω 
Opiso 
Usage: 20

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

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

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

References

Context Readings

Acknowledging Christ

37 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; 38 And he who does not take up his cross and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conforming wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying also] is not worthy of Me. 39 Whoever finds his [ lower] life will lose it [the higher life], and whoever loses his [lower] life on My account will find it [the higher life].



Cross References

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, If anyone desires to be My disciple, let him deny himself [disregard, lose sight of, and forget himself and his own interests] and take up his cross and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying, also].

Luke 14:27

Whoever does not persevere and carry his own cross and come after (follow) Me cannot be My disciple.

Mark 8:34

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].

Matthew 27:32

As they were marching forth, they came upon a man of Cyrene named Simon; this man they forced to carry the cross of Jesus.

Mark 10:21

And Jesus, looking upon him, loved him, and He said to him, You lack one thing; go and sell all you have and give [the money] to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come [and] accompany Me [ walking the same road that I walk].

Luke 9:23-24

And He said to all, If any person wills to come after Me, let him deny himself [ disown himself, forget, lose sight of himself and his own interests, refuse and give up himself] and take up his cross daily and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying also].

John 19:17

And they took Jesus and led [Him] away; so He went out, bearing His own cross, to the spot called The Place of the Skull -- "in Hebrew it is called Golgotha.

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