Mark 8:34
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English Standard Version
And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

King James Bible
And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

American Standard Version
And he called unto him the multitude with his disciples, and said unto them, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And calling the multitude together with his disciples, he said to them: If any man will follow me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

English Revised Version
And he called unto him the multitude with his disciples, and said unto them, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when he had called the people to him with his disciples also, he said to them, Whoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Weymouth New Testament
Then calling to Him the crowd and also His disciples, He said to them, "If any one is desirous of following me, let him ignore self and take up his cross, and so be my follower.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Jesus now pauses; for what he has to say now is to be said to all who follow him. Hence he calls the multitude with his disciples. Peculiar to Mark.

Will (θέλει)

Rev., would. See on Matthew 1:19. It is more than is wishful.

His cross

The pronoun αὐτοῦ, his, is in an emphatic position.

Mark 8:34 Parallel Commentaries

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called.

Mark 7:14 And when he had called all the people to him, he said to them, Listen to me every one of you, and understand:

Luke 9:23 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.

Luke 20:45 Then in the audience of all the people he said to his disciples,

Whosoever.

Mark 9:43-48 And if your hand offend you, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell...

Matthew 5:29,30 And if your right eye offend you, pluck it out, and cast it from you...

Matthew 7:13,14 Enter you in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction...

Matthew 16:24 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Luke 13:24 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

Luke 14:27,33 And whoever does not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple...

Romans 15:1-3 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves...

1 Corinthians 8:13 Why, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world stands, lest I make my brother to offend.

1 Corinthians 9:19 For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant to all, that I might gain the more.

Philippians 3:7 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.

Titus 2:12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

take.

Mark 10:21 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said to him, One thing you lack: go your way, sell whatever you have, and give to the poor...

Matthew 10:38 And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me.

Matthew 27:32 And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

John 19:17 And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith...

Romans 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed...

Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him...

1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle to the world...

1 Corinthians 15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our LORD, I die daily.

Galatians 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me...

Galatians 5:24 And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

Galatians 6:14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified to me...

Philippians 3:10 That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death;

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence...

2 Thessalonians 3:11 For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.

1 Peter 4:1,13 For as much then as Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind...

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...

follow.

Numbers 14:24 But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and has followed me fully...

1 Kings 14:8 And rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it you: and yet you have not been as my servant David...

Luke 14:26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters...

Luke 18:22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said to him, Yet lack you one thing: sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor...

John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

John 13:36,37 Simon Peter said to him, Lord, where go you? Jesus answered him, Where I go, you can not follow me now...

John 21:19,20 This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said to him, Follow me...

Hebrews 13:13 Let us go forth therefore to him without the camp, bearing his reproach.

2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.

1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

Cross References
Matthew 10:38
And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Luke 9:23
And he said to all, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

Luke 14:27
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.

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