New Living Translation
"Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.
King James Bible
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, I also will confess him before my Father who is in the heavens.
World English Bible
Everyone therefore who confesses me before men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
'Every one, therefore, who shall confess in me before men, I also will confess in him before my Father who is in the heavens;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:32 Whosoever shall confess me - Publicly acknowledge me for the promised Messiah. But this confession implies the receiving his whole doctrine, Mark 8:38, and obeying all his commandments. Luke 9:26.
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"I tell you the truth, everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, the Son of Man will also acknowledge in the presence of God's angels.
In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God's angels when even one sinner repents."
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
All who are victorious will be clothed in white. I will never erase their names from the Book of Life, but I will announce before my Father and his angels that they are mine.
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