Mark 10:43
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New International Version
Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

New Living Translation
But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant,

English Standard Version
But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,

New American Standard Bible
"But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;

King James Bible
But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

International Standard Version
That's not the way it should be among you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

NET Bible
But it is not this way among you. Instead whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But it will not be so among you, but whoever wants to be great among you will be a servant to you.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But that's not the way it's going to be among you. Whoever wants to become great among you will be your servant.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But it shall not be like this among you, for whosoever desires to make himself great among you shall be your servant;

King James 2000 Bible
But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever would be great among you, shall be your servant:

American King James Version
But so shall it not be among you: but whoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

American Standard Version
But it is not so among you: but whosoever would become great among you, shall be your minister;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater, shall be your minister.

Darby Bible Translation
but it is not thus among you; but whosoever would be great among you, shall be your minister;

English Revised Version
But it is not so among you: but whosoever would become great among you, shall be your minister:

Webster's Bible Translation
But so it shall not be among you: but whoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

Weymouth New Testament
but it is not to be so among you. No, whoever desires to be great among you must be your servant;

World English Bible
But it shall not be so among you, but whoever wants to become great among you shall be your servant.

Young's Literal Translation
but not so shall it be among you; but whoever may will to become great among you, he shall be your minister,
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

10:32-45 Christ's going on with his undertaking for the salvation of mankind, was, is, and will be, the wonder of all his disciples. Worldly honour is a glittering thing, with which the eyes of Christ's own disciples have many times been dazzled. Our care must be, that we may have wisdom and grace to know how to suffer with him; and we may trust him to provide what the degrees of our glory shall be. Christ shows them that dominion was generally abused in the world. If Jesus would gratify all our desires, it would soon appear that we desire fame or authority, and are unwilling to taste of his cup, or to have his baptism; and should often be ruined by having our prayers answered. But he loves us, and will only give his people what is good for them.

Pulpit Commentary

Verses 43, 44. - In these words our Lord enjoins him who is raised above others to conduct himself modestly and humbly; so as not to lord it over those beneath him, but to consider for them and to consult their security and happiness, and so to conduct himself that he may appear to be rather their minister and servant than their lord; ever remembering the golden rule, "All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, even so do to them." At the same time, our Lord here teaches all alike, whether superiors or inferiors, by what way we should strive to reach heaven, so as to sit at the right or left hand of Christ in his kingdom, namely, by the way of humility. For those who are the lowliest and most humble here will be the greatest and most exalted there.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

But so shall it not be among you,.... Or "so let it not be", as in many copies; or as the Persic version renders it, "it ought not to be so among you"; such a lordly spirit does not become you; this is heathenish:

but whosoever will be great among you shall be, as in Matthew "let him", Matthew 20:26, be

your minister. This was just the reverse of what the two disciples were seeking for; they were indeed for being ministers but then they were for being prime ministers of state; and would have had all the rest subject to them and attendants on them to be sent out and employed as they should think fit: whereas the only way to preferment and greatness in Christ's kingdom, or rather Gospel church state, is to labour, in the work, of the ministry more abundantly than others; to take great pains and endure great hardships in order to bring great glory to God, and do great good to the souls of men; See Gill on Matthew 20:26.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

43. But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister—a subordinate servant.

Mark 10:43 Additional Commentaries
Context
The Request of James and John
42Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them. 43"But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant; 44and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all.…
Cross References
Matthew 20:26
Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

Matthew 23:11
The greatest among you will be your servant.

Mark 9:35
Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all."

Mark 10:42
Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.

Mark 10:44
and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.

Luke 22:26
But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
Treasury of Scripture

But so shall it not be among you: but whoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

so.

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Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the …

whosoever.

Mark 9:35 And he sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, If any …

Matthew 20:26,27 But it shall not be so among you: but whoever will be great among …

Matthew 23:8-12 But be not you called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; …

Luke 9:48 And said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in my name receives …

Luke 14:11 For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself …

Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than …

John 13:13-18 You call me Master and Lord: and you say well; for so I am…

1 Corinthians 9:19-23 For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant …

Galatians 5:13 For, brothers, you have been called to liberty; only use not liberty …

1 Peter 5:5,6 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of …

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