Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

New American Standard Bible

But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead."

King James Version

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Holman Bible

But Jesus told him, “Follow Me, and let the dead bury their own dead.”

A Conservative Version

But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.

American Standard Version

But Jesus saith unto him, Follow me; and leave the dead to bury their own dead.

Amplified

But Jesus said to him, Follow Me, and leave the dead [ in sin] to bury their own dead.

An Understandable Version

But Jesus answered him, "Become my follower, and let the [spiritually] dead bury them" [i.e., let a person's relatives care for their own family members until they die].

Anderson New Testament

But Jesus said to him: Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.

Bible in Basic English

But Jesus said to him, Come after me; and let the dead take care of their dead.

Common New Testament

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Jesus said to him, follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Darby Translation

But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus says to him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead!"

John Wesley New Testament

But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and leave the deadto bury their dead.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Julia Smith Translation

But Jesus said to him, Follow me; and let the dead inter the dead.

King James 2000

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead!"

Modern King James verseion

But Jesus said to him, Follow Me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Jesus said unto him, "Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Montgomery New Testament

"Follow me," Jesus said to him, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

NET Bible

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

New Heart English Bible

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Noyes New Testament

But he saith to him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.

Sawyer New Testament

But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

The Emphasized Bible

But, Jesus, saith unto him, - Be following me, and leave, the dead, to bury, their own dead.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their own dead.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Jesus answered: "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their dead."

Webster

But Jesus said to him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Weymouth New Testament

"Follow me," said Jesus, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Williams New Testament

And Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

World English Bible

But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Worrell New Testament

But Jesus saith to him, "Follow Me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Worsley New Testament

but Jesus said unto him; Do thou follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jesus said to him, 'Follow me, and suffer the dead to bury their own dead.'

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

and

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

let
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

the dead
νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

θάπτω 
Thapto 
Usage: 8

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

What It Takes To Be A Disciple

21 Then another of his disciples told him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." 22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead." 23 When Jesus got into the boat, his disciples went with him.



Cross References

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's desk and told him, "Follow me." So he got up and followed him.

John 1:43

The next day, Jesus decided to go away to Galilee, where he found Philip and told him, "Follow me."

Matthew 4:18-22

While Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers Simon (also called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, because they were fishermen.

Luke 15:32

But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.'"

Ephesians 2:1

You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved),

Ephesians 5:14

for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''

Colossians 2:13

Even when you were dead because of your offenses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with him when he forgave us all of our offenses,

1 Timothy 5:6

But the self-indulgent widow is just as good as dead.

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