Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

"Follow me," said Jesus, "and leave the dead to 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.”

International Standard Version

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 [believing in Me as Master and Teacher], and allow the [spiritually] dead 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.

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.

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 Another of the disciples said to Him, "Sir, allow me first to go and bury my father." 22 "Follow me," said Jesus, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead." 23 Then He went on board a fishing-boat, and His disciples followed Him.



Cross References

Matthew 9:9

Passing on thence Jesus saw a man called Matthew sitting at the Toll Office, and said to him, "Follow me." And he arose, and followed Him.

John 1:43

The next day, having decided to leave Bethany and go into Galilee, Jesus found Philip, and invited him to follow Him.

Matthew 4:18-22

And walking along the shore of the Lake of Galilee He saw two brothers--Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew--throwing a drag-net into the Lake; for they were fishers.

Luke 15:32

We are bound to make merry and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life, he was lost and has been found.'"

Ephesians 2:1

To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,

Ephesians 2:5

caused us, dead though we were through our offences, to live with Christ--it is by grace that you have been saved--

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you."

Colossians 2:13

And to you--dead as you once were in your transgressions and in the uncircumcision of your natural state--He has nevertheless given Life with Himself, having forgiven us all our transgressions.

1 Timothy 5:6

but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.

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