New International Version
Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."
King James Bible
Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus said to him, Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, but do *thou* go and announce the kingdom of God.
World English Bible
But Jesus said to him, "Leave the dead to bury their own dead, but you go and announce the Kingdom of God."
Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus said to him, 'Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, and thou, having gone away, publish the reign of God.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A certain man - He was a scribe. See on Matthew 8:19-22 (note). It is probable that this took place when Christ was at Capernaum, as Matthew represents it, and not on the way to Jerusalem through Samaria.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySelf-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character …
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue
September 15 Evening
Christ's Cross and Ours
'In the Holy Mount'
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' So they began to celebrate.
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