New Living Translation
I tell you the truth, slaves are not greater than their master. Nor is the messenger more important than the one who sends the message.
King James Bible
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.
Darby Bible Translation
Verily, verily, I say to you, The bondman is not greater than his lord, nor the sent greater than he who has sent him.
World English Bible
Most certainly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his lord, neither one who is sent greater than he who sent him.
Young's Literal Translation
verily, verily, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his lord, nor an apostle greater than he who sent him;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:16 The servant is not greater than his lord - Nor therefore ought to think much of either doing or suffering the same things.
LibraryOctober 21 Evening
The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him. If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.--JOHN 13:16,17. There was . . . a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
August 30. "Happy are Ye if Ye do Them" (John xiii. 17).
The Love of the Departing Christ
'Is it I?'
"Students are not greater than their teacher, and slaves are not greater than their master.
Students are not greater than their teacher. But the student who is fully trained will become like the teacher.
Do you remember what I told you? 'A slave is not greater than the master.' Since they persecuted me, naturally they will persecute you. And if they had listened to me, they would listen to you.
2 Corinthians 8:23
If anyone asks about Titus, say that he is my partner who works with me to help you. And the brothers with him have been sent by the churches, and they bring honor to Christ.
Meanwhile, I thought I should send Epaphroditus back to you. He is a true brother, co-worker, and fellow soldier. And he was your messenger to help me in my need.
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