New Living Translation
He said to another person, "Come, follow me." The man agreed, but he said, "Lord, first let me return home and bury my father."
King James Bible
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me to go first and bury my father.
World English Bible
He said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
Young's Literal Translation
And he said unto another, 'Be following me;' and he said, 'Sir, permit me, having gone away, first to bury my father;'
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But Jesus told him, "Follow me now. Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead."
But Jesus told him, "Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead! Your duty is to go and preach about the Kingdom of God."
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