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Matthew 19:27

    Matthew 19:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then answered Peter and said to him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed you; what shall we have therefore?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then answered Peter and said unto him, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee; what then shall we have?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Peter said to him, See, we have given up everything and have come after you; what then will we have?

    Webster's Revision

    Then answered Peter and said unto him, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee; what then shall we have?

    World English Bible

    Then Peter answered, "Behold, we have left everything, and followed you. What then will we have?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then answered Peter and said unto him, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee; what then shall we have?

    Definitions for Matthew 19:27

    Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 19:27

    We have forsaken all - "A poor all," says one, "a parcel of rotten nets." No matter - they were their All, whether rotten or sound; besides, they were the all they got their bread by; and such an all as was quite sufficient for that purpose: and let it be observed, that that man forsakes much who reserves nothing to himself, and renounces all expectations from this world, taking God alone for his portion. See Matthew 4:20.

    To forsake all, without following Christ, is the virtue of a philosopher. To follow Christ in profession, without forsaking all, is the state of the generality of Christians. But to follow Christ and forsake all, is the perfection of a Christian.

    What shall we have therefore? - Τι αρα εϚαι ημιν, What Reward shall we get? This Kypke proves to be the meaning of the words from some of the best Greek writers.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 19:27

    We have forsaken all - Probably nothing but their fishing-nets, small boats, and cottages.

    But they were their all - their living, their home; and, forsaking them, they had as really shown their sincerity as though they had possessed the gold of Ophir and lived in the palaces of kings.

    What shall we have, therefore? - We have done as thou didst command this young man to do. What reward may we expect for it?