New American Standard Bible
Then Peter said to Him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?"
King James Bible
Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
Darby Bible Translation
Then Peter answering said to him, Behold, we have left all things and have followed thee; what then shall happen to us?
World English Bible
Then Peter answered, "Behold, we have left everything, and followed you. What then will we have?"
Young's Literal Translation
Then Peter answering said to him, 'Lo, we did leave all, and follow thee, what then shall we have?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
We have forsaken all - Probably nothing but their fishing-nets, small boats, and cottages.
But they were their all - their living, their home; and, forsaking them, they had as really shown their sincerity as though they had possessed the gold of Ophir and lived in the palaces of kings.
What shall we have, therefore? - We have done as thou didst command this young man to do. What reward may we expect for it?
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xix. 21,"Go, Sell that Thou Hast, and Give to the Poor," Etc.
1. The Gospel by the present lesson has reminded me to speak to you, Beloved, of the heavenly treasure. For our God hath not, as unbelieving covetous men suppose, wished us to lose what we have: if what hath been enjoined us be properly understood, and piously believed, and devoutly received; He hath not enjoined us to lose, but rather shown a place where we may lay up. For no man can help thinking of his treasure, and following his riches in a kind of journeying of the heart. If then they are buried …
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On the Words of the Gospel, "When Jesus had Finished These Sayings," Etc. --S. Matt. xix. 1
Eligius, Bishop of Noyon.
And looking at them Jesus said to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
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