Matthew 20:26
Good News Translation
This, however, is not the way it shall be among you. If one of you wants to be great, you must be the servant of the rest;

Contemporary English Version
But don't act like them. If you want to be great, you must be the servant of all the others.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It shall not be so among you: but whosoever is the greater among you, let him be your minister.

New American Bible
But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

It shall not be so among you: but whosoever is the greater among you, let him be your minister.

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Matthew 23:8-12 But be not you called Rabbi. For one is your master: and all you are brethren. . . .

Mark 9:35 And sitting down, he called the twelve and saith to them: If any man desire to be first, he shall be the last of all and be minister of all.

Mark 10:43,45 But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater shall be your minister. . . .

Luke 14:7-11 And he spoke a parable also to them that were invited, marking how they chose the first seats at the table, saying to them: . . .

Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

John 18:36 Jesus answered: My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would certainly strive that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now my kingdom is not from hence.

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2 Corinthians 10:4-10 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty to God, unto the pulling down of fortifications, destroying counsels, . . .

1 Peter 5:3 Neither as lording it over the clergy but being made a pattern of the flock from the heart.

3 John 1:9,10 I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us. . . .

Revelation 13:11-17 And I saw another beast coming up out of the earth: and he had two horns, like a lamb: and he spoke as a dragon. . . .

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And I wondered, when I had seen her, with great admiration.

minister.

Matthew 25:44 Then they also shall answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and did not minister to thee?

Matthew 27:55 And there were there many women afar off, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:

Ezekiel 24:13 Thy uncleanness is execrable: because I desired to cleanse thee, and thou art not cleansed from thy filthiness: neither shalt thou be cleansed, before I cause my indignation to rest in thee.

Acts 13:5 And when they were come to Salamina, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John also in the ministry.

2 Timothy 1:18 The Lord grant unto him to find mercy of the Lord in that day. And in how many things he ministered unto me at Ephesus, thou very well knowest.

Philemon 1:13 Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered to me in the bands of the gospel.

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent to minister for them who shall receive the inheritance of salvation?

1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak, as the words of God. If any minister, let him do it, as of the power which God administereth: that in all things God may be honoured through Jesus Christ: to whom is glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen.

Context
A Mother's Request
25But Jesus called them to him and said: You know that the princes of the Gentiles lord it over them; and that they that are the greater, exercise power upon them. 26It shall not be so among you: but whosoever is the greater among you, let him be your minister. 27And he that will be first among you shall be your servant.…
Cross References
Matthew 20:27
And he that will be first among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 23:11
He that is the greatest among you shall be your servant.

Mark 9:35
And sitting down, he called the twelve and saith to them: If any man desire to be first, he shall be the last of all and be minister of all.

Mark 10:43
But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater shall be your minister.

Luke 22:26
But you not so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger: and he that is the leader, as he that serveth.

Additional Translations
It shall not be this way among you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

Thus will it not be among you. But whoever wishes to become great among you, he will be your servant;

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

Not so shall it be among you: but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister;

It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant;

Not so shall it be among you: but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister;

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

Not so shall it be among you; but whoever desires to be great among you shall be your servant,

It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.

but not so shall it be among you, but whoever may will among you to become great, let him be your ministrant;
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