Luke 9:61
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New International Version
Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say goodbye to my family."

New Living Translation
Another said, "Yes, Lord, I will follow you, but first let me say good-bye to my family."

English Standard Version
Yet another said, “I will follow you, Lord, but let me first say farewell to those at my home.”

Berean Study Bible
Still another said, "I will follow You, Lord; but first let me bid farewell to my family."

Berean Literal Bible
And another also said, "I will follow You, Lord; but first allow me to bid farewell to those at my home."

New American Standard Bible
Another also said, "I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home."

King James Bible
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Another also said, "I will follow You, Lord, but first let me go and say good-bye to those at my house."

International Standard Version
Still another man said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say goodbye to those at home."

NET Bible
Yet another said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say goodbye to my family."

New Heart English Bible
Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to bid farewell to those who are at my house."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And another said to him, “I shall come after you, my lord, but permit me first to say goodbye to my children, and I shall come.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Another said, "I'll follow you, sir, but first let me tell my family goodbye."

New American Standard 1977
And another also said, “I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee, but let me first go bid farewell those who are at home at my house.

King James 2000 Bible
And another also said, Lord, I will follow you; but let me first go bid them farewell, who are at home at my house.

American King James Version
And another also said, Lord, I will follow you; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.

American Standard Version
And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord; but first suffer me to bid farewell to them that are at my house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And another said: I will follow thee, Lord; but let me first take my leave of them that are at my house.

Darby Bible Translation
And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord, but first allow me to bid adieu to those at my house.

English Revised Version
And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord; but first suffer me to bid farewell to them that are at my house.

Webster's Bible Translation
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go and bid them farewell who are at my house.

Weymouth New Testament
"Master," said yet another, "I will follow you; but allow me first to go and say good-bye to my friends at home."

World English Bible
Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to say good-bye to those who are at my house."

Young's Literal Translation
And another also said, 'I will follow thee, sir, but first permit me to take leave of those in my house;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:57-62 Here is one that is forward to follow Christ, but seems to have been hasty and rash, and not to have counted the cost. If we mean to follow Christ, we must lay aside the thoughts of great things in the world. Let us not try to join the profession of Christianity, with seeking after worldly advantages. Here is another that seems resolved to follow Christ, but he begs a short delay. To this man Christ first gave the call; he said to him, Follow me. Religion teaches us to be kind and good, to show piety at home, and to requite our parents; but we must not make these an excuse for neglecting our duty to God. Here is another that is willing to follow Christ, but he must have a little time to talk with his friends about it, and to set in order his household affairs, and give directions concerning them. He seemed to have worldly concerns more upon his heart than he ought to have, and he was willing to enter into a temptation leading him from his purpose of following Christ. No one can do any business in a proper manner, if he is attending to other things. Those who begin with the work of God, must resolve to go on, or they will make nothing of it. Looking back, leads to drawing back, and drawing back is to perdition. He only that endures to the end shall be saved.
Study Bible
The Cost of Discipleship
60But Jesus told him, “Let the dead bury their own dead. You, however, go and proclaim the kingdom of God.” 61Still another said, “I will follow You, Lord; but first let me bid farewell to my family.” 62Then Jesus declared, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and then looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”…
Cross References
1 Kings 19:20
He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, "Please let me kiss my father and my mother, then I will follow you." And he said to him, "Go back again, for what have I done to you?"

2 Corinthians 2:13
I had no peace in my spirit, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them and went on to Macedonia.
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