New International Version
But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.
King James Bible
But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
Darby Bible Translation
And they remained silent, for by the way they had been reasoning with one another who [was] greatest.
World English Bible
But they were silent, for they had disputed one with another on the way about who was the greatest.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were silent, for with one another they did reason in the way who is greater;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who should be the greatest - See on Matthew 18:1-5 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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One star differeth from another star in glory.--I COR. 15:41. By the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest. And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all.--Be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who …
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The Lenten Fast.
They discussed this among themselves and said, "It is because we didn't bring any bread."
Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
"Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other."
A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.
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