New American Standard Bible
"For who is greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at the table? But I am among you as the one who serves.
King James Bible
For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth.
Darby Bible Translation
For which is greater, he that is at table or he that serves? Is not he that is at table? But I am in the midst of you as the one that serves.
World English Bible
For who is greater, one who sits at the table, or one who serves? Isn't it he who sits at the table? But I am in the midst of you as one who serves.
Young's Literal Translation
for who is greater? he who is reclining (at meat), or he who is ministering? is it not he who is reclining (at meat)? and I -- I am in your midst as he who is ministering.
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just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
"Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.
So when He had washed their feet, and taken His garments and reclined at the table again, He said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you?
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