Parallel Verses

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.”

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.

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."

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.

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 came not to be waited on but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many [the price paid to set them free].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister 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 to be first among you must be your slave; 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.” 29 As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed Him.


Cross References

Hebrews 9:28

so also the Messiah, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for Him.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave Himself—a ransom for all,
a testimony at the proper time.

Titus 2:14

He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a people for His own possession, eager to do good works.

Matthew 26:28

For this is My blood that establishes the covenant; it is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Luke 22:27

For who is greater, the one at the table or the one serving? Isn’t it the one at the table? But I am among you as the One who serves.

John 10:15

as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father. I lay down My life for the sheep.

1 Peter 1:18-19

For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth.To Him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by His blood,

Job 33:24

and to be gracious to him and say,
“Spare him from going down to the Pit;
I have found a ransom,”

Psalm 49:7

Yet these cannot redeem a person
or pay his ransom to God

Isaiah 53:5

But He was pierced because of our transgressions,
crushed because of our iniquities;
punishment for our peace was on Him,
and we are healed by His wounds.

Isaiah 53:8

He was taken away because of oppression and judgment;
and who considered His fate?
For He was cut off from the land of the living;
He was struck because of my people’s rebellion.

Isaiah 53:10-11

Yet the Lord was pleased to crush Him severely.
When You make Him a restitution offering,
He will see His seed, He will prolong His days,
and by His hand, the Lord’s pleasure will be accomplished.

Daniel 9:24-26

Seventy weeks are decreed
about your people and your holy city—
to bring the rebellion to an end,
to put a stop to sin,
to wipe away iniquity,
to bring in everlasting righteousness,
to seal up vision and prophecy,
and to anoint the most holy place.

Matthew 8:20

Jesus told him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”

Mark 14:24

He said to them, “This is My blood that establishes the covenant;it is shed for many.

John 11:50-52

You’re not considering that it is to your advantage that one man should die for the people rather than the whole nation perish.”

John 13:4-17

So He got up from supper, laid aside His robe, took a towel, and tied it around Himself.

Romans 3:24-26

They are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.

Romans 4:25

He was delivered up for our trespasses and raised for our justification.

Romans 5:15-19

But the gift is not like the trespass. For if by the one man’s trespass the many died, how much more have the grace of God and the gift overflowed to the many by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ.

Galatians 3:13

Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, because it is written: Everyone who is hung on a tree is cursed.

Ephesians 1:7

We have redemption in Him through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.

Philippians 2:4-8

Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.

Hebrews 2:10

For in bringing many sons to glory, it was entirely appropriate that God—all things exist for Him and through Him—should make the source of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

Hebrews 5:8

Though He was God’s Son, He learned obedience through what He suffered.

1 Peter 2:24

He Himself bore our sins
in His body on the tree,
so that, having died to sins,
we might live for righteousness;
you have been healed by His wounds.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered for sins once for all,
the righteous for the unrighteous,
that He might bring you to God,
after being put to death in the fleshly realm
but made alive in the spiritual realm.

1 John 2:2

He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world.

Revelation 5:8-9

When He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

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