Luke 14:11
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New Living Translation
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."

King James Bible
For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Darby Bible Translation
for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

World English Bible
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

Young's Literal Translation
because every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

14:11 Mt 23:12.

Luke 14:11 Parallel Commentaries

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The Sin of Omission.
Matthew xix. 20.--"The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?" The narrative from which the text is taken is familiar to all readers of the Bible. A wealthy young man, of unblemished morals and amiable disposition, came to our Lord, to inquire His opinion respecting his own good estate. He asked what good thing he should do, in order to inherit eternal life. The fact that he applied to Christ at all, shows that he was not entirely at rest in his
William G.T. Shedd—Sermons to the Natural Man

Compel them to Come In
Hear then, O ye that are strangers to the truth as it is in Jesus--hear then the message that I have to bring you. Ye have fallen, fallen in your father Adam; ye have fallen also in yourselves, by your daily sin and your constant iniquity; you have provoked the anger of the Most High; and as assuredly as you have sinned, so certainly must God punish you if you persevere in your iniquity, for the Lord is a God of justice, and will by no means spare the guilty. But have you not heard, hath it not long
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

The Holy Communion.
2nd Sunday after Trinity. S. Luke xiv. 16. "A certain man made a great supper." INTRODUCTION.--When the fulness of time was come, God the Eternal Father said: "In burnt-offerings and sacrifices for sin, I have no pleasure." Then said the Son, "Lo, I come." He came that He might take away the valueless sacrifice, and establish the one full and perfect propitiation for the sins of the world. And indeed it was time. All creation was groaning and travailing in pain, and waiting for redemption, then
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

Of the Oblation of Christ Upon the Cross, and of Resignation of Self
The Voice of the Beloved As I of my own will offered myself unto God the Father on the Cross for thy sins with outstretched hands and naked body, so that nothing remained in Me that did not become altogether a sacrifice for the Divine propitiation; so also oughtest thou every day to offer thyself willingly unto Me for a pure and holy oblation with all thy strength and affections, even to the utmost powers of thine heart. What more do I require of thee than thou study to resign thyself altogether
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:28
You rescue the humble, but your eyes watch the proud and humiliate them.

Proverbs 25:27
It's not good to eat too much honey, and it's not good to seek honors for yourself.

Proverbs 29:23
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.

Matthew 23:12
But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

Luke 1:52
He has brought down princes from their thrones and exalted the humble.

Luke 14:12
Then he turned to his host. "When you put on a luncheon or a banquet," he said, "don't invite your friends, brothers, relatives, and rich neighbors. For they will invite you back, and that will be your only reward.

Luke 18:14
I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home justified before God. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."

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