Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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 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." 29 As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed Jesus.


Cross References

Hebrews 9:28

so the Messiah was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people. And he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly wait for him.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah. Although he was rich, for your sakes he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich.

1 Timothy 2:6

He gave himself as a ransom for everyone, the testimony at the proper time.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

Matthew 26:28

because this is my blood of the new covenant that is being poured out for many people for the forgiveness of sins.

Luke 22:27

Because who is greater, the one who sits at the table, or the one who serves? It is the one at the table, isn't it? But I'm among you as one who serves.

John 10:15

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

1 Peter 1:18-19

For you know that it was not with perishable things like silver or gold that you have been ransomed from the worthless way of life handed down to you by your ancestors,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus the Messiah, the witness, the faithful one, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood

Job 33:24

to show favor to him and to plead, "Deliver him from having to go down to the Pit I know where his ransom is!'

Psalm 49:7

No man can redeem the life of another, nor can he give to God a sufficient payment for him

Isaiah 53:5

But he was wounded for our transgressions, and he was crushed for our iniquities, and the punishment that made us whole was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed.

Isaiah 53:8

"From detention and judgment he was taken away and who can even think about his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living, he was stricken for the transgression of my people.

Isaiah 53:10-11

"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.

Daniel 9:24-26

Seventy weeks have been decreed concerning your people and your holy city: to restrain transgression, to put an end to sin, to make atonement for lawlessness, to establish everlasting righteousness, to conclude vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.

Matthew 8:20

Jesus told him, "Foxes have holes and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to rest."

Mark 14:24

He told them, "This is my blood of the covenant that is being poured out for many people.

John 11:50-52

You don't realize that it is better for you to have one man die for the people than to have the whole nation destroyed."

John 13:4-17

therefore he got up from the table, removed his outer robe, and took a towel and fastened it around his waist.

Romans 3:24-26

By his grace they are justified freely through the redemption that is in the Messiah Jesus,

Romans 4:25

He was sentenced to death because of our sins and raised to life to justify us.

Romans 5:15-19

But God's free gift is not like Adam's offense. For if many people died as the result of one man's offense, how much more have God's grace and the free gift given through the kindness of one man, Jesus the Messiah, been showered on many people!

Galatians 3:13

The Messiah redeemed us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse for us. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who is hung on a tree!"

Ephesians 1:7

In union with him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our offenses, according to the riches of God's grace

Ephesians 5:2

Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God.

Philippians 2:4-8

Do not be concerned about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others.

Hebrews 2:10

It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering as part of his plan to glorify many children,

Hebrews 5:8

Son though he was, he learned obedience through his sufferings

1 Peter 2:24

"He himself bore our sins" in his body on the tree, so that we might die to those sins and live righteously. "By his wounds you have been healed."

1 Peter 3:18

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

1 John 2:2

It is he who is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world's.

Revelation 5:8-9

When the lamb had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders bowed down in front of him. Each held a harp and a gold bowl full of incense, the prayers of the saints.

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