New American Standard Bible
"Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.
King James Bible
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.
Darby Bible Translation
Verily, verily, I say to you, The bondman is not greater than his lord, nor the sent greater than he who has sent him.
World English Bible
Most certainly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his lord, neither one who is sent greater than he who sent him.
Young's Literal Translation
verily, verily, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his lord, nor an apostle greater than he who sent him;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The servant is not ... - This was universally true, and this they were to remember always, that they were to manifest the same spirit that he did, and that they were to expect the same treatment from the world. See the notes at Matthew 10:24-25.
LibraryJuly 10 Morning
The disciple is not above his master.--MATT. 10:24. Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord.--If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep your's also.--I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. Consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
September 4 Evening
The Glory of the Cross
'As I have Loved'
"A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master.
"A pupil is not above his teacher; but everyone, after he has been fully trained, will be like his teacher.
"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
2 Corinthians 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker among you; as for our brethren, they are messengers of the churches, a glory to Christ.
But I thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger and minister to my need;
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