New American Standard Bible
Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
King James Bible
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Darby Bible Translation
Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any one desires to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
World English Bible
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Young's Literal Translation
Then said Jesus to his disciples, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me,
Matthew 16:24 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Let him, deny himself - That is, let him surrender to God his will, his affections, his body, and his soul. Let him not seek his own happiness as the supreme object, but be willing to renounce all, and lay down his life also, if required.
Take up his cross - See the notes at Matthew 10:38.
LibraryThe Divine Christ Confessed, the Suffering Christ Denied
'When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Phllippi, He asked His disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of Man am? 14. And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist; some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. 15. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? 16. And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Words with a Freshly Honed Razor-Edge.
The Great Confession - the Great Commission - the Great Instruction - the Great Temptation - the Great Decision.
Last Journey of Jesus to Jerusalem.
"And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
"Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
Now this He said, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, "Follow Me!"
Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"
1 Peter 2:21
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
Jump to PreviousCross Deny Desires Disciples Disown Follow Follower Jesus Renounce Self Wishes
Jump to NextCross Deny Desires Disciples Disown Follow Follower Jesus Renounce Self Wishes
LinksMatthew 16:24 NIV
Matthew 16:24 NLT
Matthew 16:24 ESV
Matthew 16:24 NASB
Matthew 16:24 KJV
Matthew 16:24 Bible Apps
Matthew 16:24 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 16:24 Chinese Bible
Matthew 16:24 French Bible
Matthew 16:24 German Bible
Matthew 16:24 Commentaries