Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But many who are first will be last; and the last, first.

King James Version

But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Holman Bible

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

International Standard Version

But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first."

A Conservative Version

But many first will be last, and last, first.

American Standard Version

But many shall be last that are first; and first that are last.

Amplified

But many who [now] are first will be last [then], and many who [now] are last will be first [then].

An Understandable Version

But many will be last [i.e., in importance and blessings] who [seem to] be first, and those [who seem to be] first will [end up] being last."

Bible in Basic English

But a great number who are first will be last, and some who are last will be first.

Common New Testament

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Darby Translation

But many first shall be last, and last first.

Godbey New Testament

But many who are first shall be last, and the last first.

Goodspeed New Testament

But many who are first now will be last then, and many who are now last will be first.

John Wesley New Testament

But many first shall be last, and the last shall be first.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But many that are first shall be last, and many of the last shall be first.

Julia Smith Translation

And many first shall be last, and the last first.

King James 2000

But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But many [who are] first will be last, and the last first.

Modern King James verseion

But many who are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Many that are first, shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Moffatt New Testament

Many who are first shall be last, and many who are last shall be first.

Montgomery New Testament

"But many who are first shall be last, and many who are last shall be first.

NET Bible

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

New Heart English Bible

But many will be last who are first; and first who are last.

Noyes New Testament

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

Sawyer New Testament

But many first shall be last; and last, first.

The Emphasized Bible

But many shall be - first-last, and last-first.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But many, now first, will be the last; and last, who will be the first.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But many who are first now will then be last, and those who are last will be first.

Webster

But many that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.

Weymouth New Testament

"But many who are now first will be last, and many who are now last will be first.

Williams New Testament

But many who are first now will be last then, and many who are last now will be first then."

World English Bible

But many will be last who are first; and first who are last.

Worrell New Testament

But many that are first shall be last, and last first."

Worsley New Testament

But many that are first shall be last, and the last first.

Youngs Literal Translation

and many first shall be last, and last first.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

and

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

the last
ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

29 "And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name's sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life. 30 "But many who are first will be last; and the last, first.



Cross References

Matthew 20:16

"So the last shall be first, and the first last."

Mark 10:31

"But many who are first will be last, and the last, first."

Luke 13:30

"And behold, some are last who will be first and some are first who will be last."

Matthew 21:31-32

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 8:11-12

"I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;

Luke 7:29-30

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

Luke 18:13-14

"But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'

Romans 5:20-21

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 9:30-33

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;

Galatians 5:7

You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.

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