New American Standard Bible
"It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,
King James Bible
But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;
Darby Bible Translation
It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant;
World English Bible
It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.
Young's Literal Translation
but not so shall it be among you, but whoever may will among you to become great, let him be your ministrant;
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'Even as the Son of Man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister.'--MATT. xx. 28. It seems at first sight strangely unsympathetic and irrelevant that the ambitious request of James and John and their foolish mother, that they should sit at Christ's right hand and His left in His kingdom, should have been occasioned by, and have followed immediately upon, our Lord's solemn and pathetic announcement of His sufferings. But the connection is not difficult to trace. The disciples believed that, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Delivered on the Lord's Day, on that which is Written in the Gospel, Matt. xx. 1, "The Kingdom of Heaven is Like unto a Man That
Ci. Foretelling his Passion. Rebuking Ambition.
Cii. Bartimæus and his Companion Healed.
and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;
"But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
Sitting down, He called the twelve and said to them, "If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all."
"But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;
"But it is not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
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