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Luke 9:23

    Luke 9:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to them all, If any man has a desire to come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross every day, and come after me.

    Webster's Revision

    And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

    World English Bible

    He said to all, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

    Definitions for Luke 9:23

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 9:23

    If any man will come after me - See on Matthew 16:24 (note), and on Mark 8:34 (note), where the nature of proselytism among the Jews is explained.

    Daily - Καθ' ἡμεραν is omitted by many reputable MSS., versions, and fathers. It is not found in the parallel places, Matthew 16:24; Mark 8:34.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 9:23

    9:23 Let him deny himself, and take up his cross - The necessity of this duty has been shown in many places: the extent of it is specified here, daily - Therefore that day is lost wherein no cross is taken up.
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