Parallel Verses

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."

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 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 wishes to be first among you shall 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 Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

2 Corinthians 8:9

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

1 Timothy 2:6

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

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Matthew 26:28

for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.

Luke 22:27

For who is greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at the table? But I am among you as the one who serves.

John 10:15

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

1 Peter 1:18-19

knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

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 released us from our sins by His blood—

Job 33:24

Then let him be gracious to him, and say,
‘Deliver him from going down to the pit,
I have found a ransom’;

Psalm 49:7

No man can by any means redeem his brother
Or give to God a ransom for him—

Isaiah 53:5

But He was pierced through for our transgressions,
He was crushed for our iniquities;
The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him,
And by His scourging we are healed.

Isaiah 53:8

By oppression and judgment He 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

But the Lord was pleased
To crush Him, putting Him to grief;
If He would render Himself as a guilt offering,
He will see His offspring,
He will prolong His days,
And the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.

Daniel 9:24-26

“Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place.

Matthew 8:20

Jesus *said to him, “The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”

Mark 14:24

And He said to them, “This is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.

John 11:50-52

nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.”

John 13:4-17

*got up from supper, and *laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He girded Himself.

Romans 3:24-26

being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;

Romans 4:25

He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.

Romans 5:15-19

But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to 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 everyone who hangs on a tree”—

Ephesians 1:7

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

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

Philippians 2:4-8

do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 5:8

Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.

1 Peter 2:24

and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 John 2:2

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

Revelation 5:8-9

When He had taken the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

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