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Luke 22:27

    Luke 22:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For whether is greater, he that sits at meat, or he that serves? is not he that sits at meat? but I am among you as he that serves.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For which is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am in the midst of you as he that serveth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For which is greater, the guest who is seated at a meal or the servant who is waiting on him? is it not the guest? but I am among you as a servant.

    Webster's Revision

    For which is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am in the midst of you as he that serveth.

    World English Bible

    For who is greater, one who sits at the table, or one who serves? Isn't it he who sits at the table? But I am in the midst of you as one who serves.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am in the midst of you as he that serveth.

    Definitions for Luke 22:27

    Meat - Food.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 22:27

    22:27 For - This he proves by his own example. I am in the midst of you - Just now: see with your eyes. I take no state upon me, but sit in the midst, on a level with the lowest of you.