Luke 14:27
New International Version
And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.

New Living Translation
And if you do not carry your own cross and follow me, you cannot be my disciple.

English Standard Version
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.

Berean Study Bible
And whoever does not carry his cross and follow Me cannot be My disciple.

Berean Literal Bible
Whoever does not carry his cross and come after Me is not able to be My disciple.

King James Bible
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

New King James Version
And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

New American Standard Bible
Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

NASB 1995
"Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

NASB 1977
“Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

Amplified Bible
Whoever does not carry his own cross [expressing a willingness to endure whatever may come] and follow after Me [believing in Me, conforming to My example in living and, if need be, suffering or perhaps dying because of faith in Me] cannot be My disciple.

Christian Standard Bible
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.

American Standard Version
Whosoever doth not bear his own cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And whoever does not take his cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.”

Contemporary English Version
You cannot be my disciple unless you carry your own cross and follow me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whosoever doth not carry his cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

English Revised Version
Whosoever doth not bear his own cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

Good News Translation
Those who do not carry their own cross and come after me cannot be my disciples.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So those who do not carry their crosses and follow me cannot be my disciples.

International Standard Version
Whoever doesn't carry his cross and follow me can't be my disciple.

Literal Standard Version
and whoever does not carry his cross, and come after Me, is not able to be My disciple.

NET Bible
Whoever does not carry his own cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.

New Heart English Bible
Whoever does not bear his own cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

Weymouth New Testament
No one who does not carry his own cross and come after me can be a disciple of mine.

World English Bible
Whoever doesn't bear his own cross, and come after me, can't be my disciple.

Young's Literal Translation
and whoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, is not able to be my disciple.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cost of Discipleship
26“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be My disciple. 27And whoever does not carry his cross and follow Me cannot be My disciple. 28Which of you, wishing to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost to see if he has the resources to complete it?…

Cross References
Matthew 10:38
and anyone who does not take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me.

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus told His disciples, "If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.

Mark 8:34
Then Jesus called the crowd to Him along with His disciples, and He told them, "If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.

Luke 9:23
Then Jesus said to all of them, "If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.

Luke 14:28
Which of you, wishing to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost to see if he has the resources to complete it?

John 19:17
Carrying His own cross, He went out to The Place of the Skull, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha.


Treasury of Scripture

And whoever does not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

doth.

Luke 9:23-25
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…

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

Matthew 16:24-26
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me…

cannot.

Matthew 13:21
Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.

Acts 14:22
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

2 Timothy 1:12
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.









(27) Whosoever doth not bear his cross . . .--See Note on Matthew 10:38. As now uttered, however, the words had a fresh significance as interpreted by what the disciples had heard from their Master's lips between Peter's confession and the Transfiguration (Luke 9:22-23). That "bearing of the cross" was becoming every day more clear and terrible in its growing nearness.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[And] whoever
ὅστις (hostis)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

{does} not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

carry
βαστάζει (bastazei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 941: Perhaps remotely derived from the base of basis; to lift, literally or figuratively.

his
ἑαυτοῦ (heautou)
Reflexive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

cross
σταυρὸν (stauron)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4716: A cross.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

follow
ἔρχεται (erchetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

Me
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

cannot
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

be
εἶναί (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

My
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

disciple.
μαθητής (mathētēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.


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