Luke 9:62
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English Standard Version
Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”

King James Bible
And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version
But Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus said to him: No man putting his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

English Revised Version
But Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said to him, No man having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament
Jesus answered him, "No one who has put his hand to the plough, and then looks behind him, is fit for the Kingdom of God.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Put his hand to (ἐπιβαλὼν ἐπί)

Lit., having laid his hand upon.

Back (εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω)

Lit., to things behind. "The figure is that of a man who, while engaged in labor, instead of keeping his eye on the furrow which he is drawing, looks behind at some object which attracts his interest. He is only half at work, and half-work only will be the result" (Godet).

Fit (ἔυθετός)

Lit., well-placed: adjusted.

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Luke 17:31,32 In that day, he which shall be on the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away...

Psalm 78:8,9 And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright...

Acts 15:37,38 And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark...

2 Timothy 4:10 For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.

James 1:6-8 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed...

2 Peter 2:20-22 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...

Cross References
1 Kings 19:20
And he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, "Let me kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you." And he said to him, "Go back again, for what have I done to you?"

Philippians 3:13
Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

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