New Living Translation
Another said, "Yes, Lord, I will follow you, but first let me say good-bye to my family."
King James Bible
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
Darby Bible Translation
And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord, but first allow me to bid adieu to those at my house.
World English Bible
Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to say good-bye to those who are at my house."
Young's Literal Translation
And another also said, 'I will follow thee, sir, but first permit me to take leave of those in my house;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:61 Suffer me first to bid them farewell that are in my house - As Elisha did after Elijah had called him from the plough, 1Kings 19:19; to which our Lord's answer seems to allude.
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1 Kings 19:20
Elisha left the oxen standing there, ran after Elijah, and said to him, "First let me go and kiss my father and mother good-bye, and then I will go with you!" Elijah replied, "Go on back, but think about what I have done to you."
2 Corinthians 2:13
But I had no peace of mind because my dear brother Titus hadn't yet arrived with a report from you. So I said good-bye and went on to Macedonia to find him.
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