Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Just as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

New American Standard Bible

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”

King James Version

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Holman Bible

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”

International Standard Version

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

American Standard Version

even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Amplified

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many [paying the price to set them free from the penalty of sin].”

An Understandable Version

Even so, the Son of man did not come to be served [by others] but to be the servant [of others], and to sacrifice His life as a ransom price to purchase many people [i.e., back from Satan]."

Anderson New Testament

even as the Son of man came, not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Bible in Basic English

Even as the Son of man did not come to have servants, but to be a servant, and to give his life for the salvation of men.

Common New Testament

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Daniel Mace New Testament

as the son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for all.

Darby Translation

as indeed the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Godbey New Testament

as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give His soul a ransom for many.

Goodspeed New Testament

just as the Son of Man has come not to be waited on, but to wait on other people, and to give his life to ransom many others."

John Wesley New Testament

but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Julia Smith Translation

As the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.

King James 2000

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life [as] a ransom for many."

Modern King James verseion

even as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

just as the Son of man has not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Montgomery New Testament

"just as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

NET Bible

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

New Heart English Bible

even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Noyes New Testament

even as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Sawyer New Testament

as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

The Emphasized Bible

Just as, the Son of Man, came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom instead of many.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Even as the Son of man came not to be waited upon, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Just as the Son of Man came, not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Webster

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Weymouth New Testament

just as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as the redemption-price for many."

Williams New Testament

just as the Son of Man has come, not to be served but to serve, and to give His life a ransom price to set many free."

World English Bible

even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Worrell New Testament

even as the Son of Man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give His soul a ransom for many."

Worsley New Testament

as the Son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister and to give his life a ransom for many.

Youngs Literal Translation

even as the Son of Man did not come to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as, even as, like as
Usage: 24

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

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

διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
Usage: 25

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

διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
Usage: 25

and

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

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

a ransom
λύτρον 
Lutron 
Usage: 0

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 20:28

Images Matthew 20:28

Context Readings

A Request By The Mother Of James And John

27 and whoever wants be first among you shall be your bondman. 28 Just as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many. 29 And when they went out from Jericho, a great multitude followed him.


Cross References

Hebrews 9:28

so also the Christ, having been offered once in order to take up the sins of many, will appear a second time, independent of sin, to those waiting for him for salvation.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich he became poor for your sakes, so that by that man's poverty ye might become rich.

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave himself a ransom for all, the testimony for their own times.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, so that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a special people, a zealot of good works.

Matthew 26:28

for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed on behalf of many for remission of sins.

Luke 22:27

For who ranks higher, he who sits dining, or he who serves? Is it not he who sits dining? But I am in the midst of you as he who serves.

John 10:15

just as the Father knows me, I also know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.

1 Peter 1:18-19

Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and washed us from our sins by his blood

Job 33:24

then [God] is gracious to him, and says, Deliver him from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom.

Psalm 49:7

none can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him

Isaiah 53:5

But he was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed.

Isaiah 53:8

In his humiliation his justice was taken away. And as for his generation, who considered that he was cut off out of the land of the living for the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke [was due]?

Isaiah 53:10-11

Yet it pleased LORD to bruise him. He has put him to grief. When thou shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see [his] seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of LORD shall prosper in his hand.

Daniel 9:24-26

Seventy weeks are decreed upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and pr

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus says to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky, nests, but the Son of man has nowhere he may lay his head.

Mark 14:24

And he said to them, This is my blood of the new covenant, which is poured out for many.

John 11:50-52

nor do ye consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not the whole nation should perish.

John 13:4-17

rises from supper, and set his garments aside, and after taking a towel, he girded himself.

Romans 3:24-26

being made righteous freely by his grace, through the redemption in Christ Jesus,

Romans 4:25

who was delivered up for our offences, and was raised up for our justification.

Romans 5:15-19

But in this way also, the gift is not as the transgression. For if by the trespass of the one man the many died, much more the grace of God, and the gift in grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, abounded for the many.

Galatians 3:13

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us. For it is written, Cursed is every man who hangs on a tree.

Ephesians 1:7

In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of transgressions, according to the wealth of his grace,

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as also the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a fragrant aroma.

Philippians 2:4-8

Look ye out (each man) not to things of yourselves, but each man also to the things of others.

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting for him, through whom are all things, and because of whom are all things, having brought many sons to glory, to make the pathfinder of their salvation fully perfect through sufferings.

Hebrews 5:8

although being a Son, he learned obedience from the things that he suffered.

1 Peter 2:24

Who himself took up our sins in his body upon the tree, so that we, having died to sins, might live to the righteousness of him from whose wound ye were healed.

1 Peter 3:18

Because Christ also once suffered for sins, a righteous man for unrighteous men, so that he might bring you to God. Having indeed been killed in flesh, but made alive in spirit,

1 John 2:2

And he is the atonement for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world.

Revelation 5:8-9

And when he took the book, the four beings and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each having a harp and golden bowls containing incense, which are the prayers of the sanctified.

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