Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It shall not be so among you: But whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister,

New American Standard Bible

It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,

King James Version

But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

Holman Bible

It must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

International Standard Version

That's not the way it should be among you. Instead, whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

A Conservative Version

But it shall not be so among you. Rather whoever wants to become great among you, he shall be your helper,

American Standard Version

Not so shall it be among you: but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister;

Amplified

It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,

An Understandable Version

But it will not be this way among you, for whoever would like to become important among you will become your servant.

Anderson New Testament

It shall not be so among you. But whoever will be great among you, let him be your minister.

Bible in Basic English

Let it not be so among you: but if anyone has a desire to become great among you, let him be your servant;

Common New Testament

Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you must be your servant.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but it must not be so among you: on the contrary, whoever would rise among you, let him be your minister.

Darby Translation

It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant;

Godbey New Testament

It shall not be so among you; but whosoever may wish to be great among you, shall be your servant;

Goodspeed New Testament

It is not to be so among you, but whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

John Wesley New Testament

It shall not be so among you; but whosoever desireth to be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever desireth to be chief among you, let him be your servant:

Julia Smith Translation

But it shall not be so among you; but whoever should wish to be great among you, let him be your attendant;

King James 2000

But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

Lexham Expanded Bible

It will not be like this among you! But whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

Modern King James verseion

However, it shall not be so among you. But whoever desires to be great among you, let him be your servant.

Moffatt New Testament

not so with you. Whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

Montgomery New Testament

"Not so shall it be among you. But whoever among you wishes to become great, shall be your minister,

NET Bible

It must not be this way among you! Instead whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

New Heart English Bible

It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you must be your servant.

Noyes New Testament

Not so shall it be among you; but whoever desireth to become great among you, will be your minister;

Sawyer New Testament

But whoever wishes to be great among you, let him be your minister;

The Emphasized Bible

Not so, is it, among you, - but, whosoever shall desire, among you, to become, great, shall be, your minister;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But thus shall it not be with you. But whosoever will be a great man among you, let him be your servant;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Among you it is not so.

Webster

But it shall not be so among you: but whoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

Weymouth New Testament

Not so shall it be among you; but whoever desires to be great among you shall be your servant,

Williams New Testament

It is not to be so among you, but whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

World English Bible

It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.

Worrell New Testament

Not so shall it be among you;

Worsley New Testament

it shall not be so among you; but whosoever would be great among you, let him be your minister, and whoever would be chief among you,

Youngs Literal Translation

but not so shall it be among you, but whoever may will among you to become great, let him be your ministrant;

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

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

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 83
Usage: 10

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293
Usage: 293

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

will be
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Request By The Mother Of James And John

25 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, "Ye know that the Lords of the gentiles have domination over them. And they that are great exercise power over them. 26 It shall not be so among you: But whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister, 27 and whosoever will be chief, let him be your servant.


Cross References

Mark 9:35

And he sat down, and called the twelve unto him, and said to them, "If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant unto all."

Mark 10:43

So shall it not be among you: but whosoever of you will be great among you, shall be your minister.

Ezekiel 24:13

Thy filthiness is abominable, for I would have cleansed thee, but thou wouldest not be cleansed. Thou canst not be purged from thine uncleanness, till I have poured my wrathful indignation upon thee.

Matthew 23:8-12

But ye shall not suffer yourselves to be called Rabbi, for one is your master, that is, to wit, Christ, and all ye are brethren.

Matthew 25:44

Then shall they also answer him, saying, 'Master, when saw we thee a hungered, or athirst, or harborless, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and have not ministered unto thee?'

Matthew 27:55

And many women were there, beholding him afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him.

Mark 10:45

For even the son of man came, not to be ministered unto: but to minister, and to give his life for the redemption of many."

Luke 14:7-11

He put forth a similitude to the guests, when he marked how they pressed to the highest rooms, and said unto them,

Luke 18:14

I tell you, This man departed home to his house justified more than the other. For every man that exalteth himself, shall be brought low: And he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted."

John 18:36

Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world then would my ministers surely fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews, but now is my kingdom not from hence."

Acts 13:5

And when they were come to Salamis, they showed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John to their minister.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we be lords over your faith: but helpers of your joy. For by faith ye stand.

2 Corinthians 10:4-10

For the weapons of our war are not carnal things, but things mighty in God to cast down strongholds;

2 Timothy 1:18

The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy with the Lord at that day. And in how many things he ministered unto me at Ephesus thou knowest very well.

2 Timothy 1:18

The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy with the Lord at that day. And in how many things he ministered unto me at Ephesus thou knowest very well.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all spirits to do service, sent for to minister for their sakes, which shall be heirs of salvation?

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speak, let him talk as though he spake the words of God. If any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God ministereth unto him. That God, in all things, may be glorified through Jesus Christ: to whom be praise and dominion forever and while the world standeth. Amen.

1 Peter 5:3

Not as though ye were lords over the parishes: but that ye be an example to the flock.

3 John 1:9-10

I wrote unto the congregation: but Diotrephes which loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not,

Revelation 13:11-17

And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as did the dragon.

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the wife drunken with the blood of saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with great marvel.

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