Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

King James Version

At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Holman Bible

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

International Standard Version

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom from heaven?"

A Conservative Version

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who then is greater in the kingdom of the heavens?

American Standard Version

In that hour came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Amplified

At that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, Who then is [really] the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

An Understandable Version

At that very time His disciples came to Jesus, asking, "Who then is the most important person in the kingdom of heaven?"

Anderson New Testament

At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, and said: Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Bible in Basic English

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Common New Testament

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

At the same time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, who is to be the greatest in the kingdom of the Messiah?

Darby Translation

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of the heavens?

Godbey New Testament

At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Then which one is the greater in the kingdom of the heavens?

Goodspeed New Testament

Just at that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, "Who is really greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

John Wesley New Testament

At that time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

At the same time the disciples came unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of the heavens?

Julia Smith Translation

In that hour came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greater in the kingdom of the heavens?

King James 2000

At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Lexham Expanded Bible

At that time the disciples came up to Jesus, saying, "Who then is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

Modern King James verseion

At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is the greater in the kingdom of Heaven?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The same time the disciples came to Jesus saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

Moffatt New Testament

At that hour the disciples came and asked Jesus, "Who is greatest in the Realm of heaven?"

Montgomery New Testament

At that hour his disciples came to Jesus and asked him, "Who is really greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

NET Bible

At that time the disciples came to Jesus saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

New Heart English Bible

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

New simplified Bible

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus. They asked: Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Noyes New Testament

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Sawyer New Testament

AT that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

The Emphasized Bible

In that hour came, the disciples unto Jesus, saying - Who then is, greatest, in the kingdom of the heavens?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AT that time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is indeed the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Twentieth Century New Testament

On the same occasion the disciples came to Jesus, and asked him: "Who is really the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

Webster

At the same time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Weymouth New Testament

Just then the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who ranks higher than others in the Kingdom of the Heavens?"

Williams New Testament

Just at that moment the disciples came up and asked Jesus, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

World English Bible

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

Worrell New Testament

At that time the disciples came near to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"

Worsley New Testament

At that time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is to be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Youngs Literal Translation

At that hour came the disciples near to Jesus, saying, 'Who, now, is greater in the reign of the heavens?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
At
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the same
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that , those , he , the same , they ,
Usage: 148

ὥρα 
Hora 
hour , time , season ,
Usage: 67

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come , come to , come unto , go to , go unto , draw near ,
Usage: 79

the disciples
μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

Who
τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

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

the greatest
μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

References

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" 2 And He called a child to Himself and set him before them,


Cross References

Luke 9:46-48

An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.

Mark 9:33-37

They came to Capernaum; and when He was in the house, He began to question them, "What were you discussing on the way?"

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 7:21

"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

Matthew 20:20-28

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him.

Matthew 23:11

"But the greatest among you shall be your servant.

Mark 10:14-15

But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, "Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

Mark 10:35-45

James and John, the two sons of Zebedee, came up to Jesus, saying, "Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask of You."

Luke 22:24-27

And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

Matthew 5:19-20

"Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.



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