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 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.

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.

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 every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life. 30 But many who are first will be last; and the last, first.



Cross References

Matthew 20:16

So the first shall be last, and the last first; for many are called, but few are chosen.

Mark 10:31

But many of the first shall be last; and of the last first.

Luke 13:30

And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

Matthew 21:31-32

Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.

Matthew 8:11-12

But I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west and shall sit down at the table with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of the heavens.

Luke 7:29-30

And all the people that heard him and the publicans justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.

Luke 18:13-14

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

Romans 5:20-21

Moreover the law entered that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound,

Romans 9:30-33

What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, that is to say, the righteousness which is by faith,

Galatians 5:7

Ye did run well; who hindered you that ye should not trust in the truth?

Hebrews 4:1

Let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

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