Matthew 20:16

“So the last will be first, and the first last.”

Matthew 19:30

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

Mark 10:31

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

Matthew 7:13

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

Matthew 8:11-12

I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 21:31

“Which of the two did his father’s will?”“The first,” they said. Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!

Matthew 22:14

“For many are invited, but few are chosen.”

Luke 7:47

Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”

Luke 13:28-30

There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place, when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves thrown out.

Luke 14:24

For I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will enjoy my banquet!’”

Luke 15:7

I tell you, in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous people who don’t need repentance.

Luke 17:17-18

Then Jesus said, “Were not 10 cleansed? Where are the nine?

John 12:19-22

Then the Pharisees said to one another, “You see? You’ve accomplished nothing. Look—the world has gone after Him!”

Romans 5:20

The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more

Romans 8:30

And those He predestined, He also called; and those He called, He also justified; and those He justified, He also glorified.

Romans 9:30

What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we must always thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God has chosen you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through belief in the truth.

James 1:23-25

Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face in a mirror.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

The last

Matthew 8:11
I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 19:30
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.
Matthew 21:31
“Which of the two did his father’s will?”“The first,” they said. Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!
Mark 10:31
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”
Luke 7:47
Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”
Luke 13:28
There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place, when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves thrown out.
Luke 15:7
I tell you, in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous people who don’t need repentance.
Luke 17:17
Then Jesus said, “Were not 10 cleansed? Where are the nine?
John 12:19
Then the Pharisees said to one another, “You see? You’ve accomplished nothing. Look—the world has gone after Him!”
Romans 5:20
The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more
Romans 9:30
What should we say then? Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained righteousness—namely the righteousness that comes from faith.

General references

Numbers 4:48
Their registered men numbered 8,580.
Matthew 19:30
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.
Matthew 22:14
“For many are invited, but few are chosen.”
Mark 10:31
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”
Luke 13:30
Note this: Some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”
Luke 15:31
“‘Son,’ he said to him, ‘you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.
John 4:30
They left the town and made their way to Him.

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