Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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 are first [in this world] will be last [in the world to come]; and the last, first.

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.

John Wesley New Testament

But many first shall be last, and 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 anyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or land for my sake will receive many times as much, and share eternal life. 30  But many who are first now will be last then, and many who are now last will be first.



Cross References

Matthew 20:16

So those who are last now will be first then, and those who are first will be last."

Mark 10:31

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

Luke 13:30

There are those now last who will then be first, and there are those now first who will be last."

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did what his father wanted?" They said, "The second one." Jesus said to them, "I tell you, the tax-collectors and prostitutes are going into the Kingdom of God ahead of you.

Matthew 8:11-12

And I tell you, many will come from the east and from the west and take their places at the feast with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, in the Kingdom of Heaven,

Luke 7:29-30

And all the people, even the tax-collectors, when they heard him, acknowledged the justice of God's demands, by accepting baptism from John,

Luke 18:13-14

But the tax-collector stood at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven, but struck his breast, and said, 'O God, have mercy on a sinner like me!'

Romans 5:20-21

Then law slipped in, and multiplied the offense. But greatly as sin multiplied, God's mercy has far surpassed it,

Romans 9:30-33

Then what do we conclude? That heathen who were not striving for uprightness attained it, that is, an uprightness which was produced by faith;

Galatians 5:7

You were making such progress! Who has stopped your obeying the truth?

Hebrews 4:1

We ought therefore to fear that when the promise of admission to his Rest is still open, some one of you may be found to have failed to reach it.

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