Luke 9:60
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New International Version
Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."

King James Bible
Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.

Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus said to him, Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, but do *thou* go and announce the kingdom of God.

World English Bible
But Jesus said to him, "Leave the dead to bury their own dead, but you go and announce the Kingdom of God."

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus said to him, 'Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, and thou, having gone away, publish the reign of God.'

Luke 9:60 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A certain man - He was a scribe. See on Matthew 8:19-22 (note). It is probable that this took place when Christ was at Capernaum, as Matthew represents it, and not on the way to Jerusalem through Samaria.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let.

Luke 15:32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this your brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins...

1 Timothy 5:6 But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

Revelation 3:1 And to the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things said he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars...

but.

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

1 Corinthians 9:16 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid on me; yes, woe is to me, if I preach not the gospel!

2 Corinthians 5:16-18 Why from now on know we no man after the flesh: yes, though we have known Christ after the flesh...

2 Timothy 2:3,4 You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 4:2,5 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine...

Library
Self-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

September 15 Evening
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.--JAS. 1:8. No man, having put his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. He that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.--Let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.--What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ's Cross and Ours
'And it came to pass, as He was alone praying, His disciples were with Him; and He asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am I 19. They answering, said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again. 20. He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The Christ of God. 21. And He straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing; 22. Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

'In the Holy Mount'
'And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31. Who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 30, 31. The mysterious incident which is commonly called the Transfiguration contained three distinct portions, each having its own special significance and lesson. The first was that supernatural change in the face and garments of our Lord from which the whole incident derives its name. The second was the appearance by His
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 4:23
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.

Matthew 8:22
But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."

Luke 15:24
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' So they began to celebrate.

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