New Living Translation
But they didn't answer, because they had been arguing about which of them was the greatest.
King James Bible
But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
Darby Bible Translation
And they remained silent, for by the way they had been reasoning with one another who was greatest.
World English Bible
But they were silent, for they had disputed one with another on the way about who was the greatest.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were silent, for with one another they did reason in the way who is greater;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:34 Who should be greatest - Prime minister in his kingdom.
Library'Salt in Yourselves'
'Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.'--Mark ix. 50. In the context 'salt' is employed to express the preserving, purifying, divine energy which is otherwise spoken of as 'fire.' The two emblems produce the same result. They both salt--that is, they cleanse and keep. And if in the one we recognise the quick energy of the Divine Spirit as the central idea, no less are we to see the same typified under a slightly different aspect in the other. The fire transforms into its own substance …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
'This is My Beloved Son: Hear Him'
At this they began to argue with each other because they hadn't brought any bread.
So anyone who becomes as humble as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Salt is good for seasoning. But if it loses its flavor, how do you make it salty again? You must have the qualities of salt among yourselves and live in peace with each other."
Then they began to argue among themselves about who would be the greatest among them.
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