New Living Translation
Another of his disciples said, "Lord, first let me return home and bury my father."
King James Bible
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
Darby Bible Translation
But another of his disciples said to him, Lord, suffer me first to go away and bury my father.
World English Bible
Another of his disciples said to him, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
Young's Literal Translation
And another of his disciples said to him, 'Sir, permit me first to depart and to bury my father;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:21 Another said - I will follow thee without any such view; but I must mind my business first. It is not certain that his father was already dead. Perhaps his son desired to stay with him, being very old, till his death.
LibraryThe Peace-Bringer in the Spiritual World
'And when He was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. 29. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with Thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art Thou come hither to torment us before the time? 30. And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. 31. So the devils besought Him, saying, If Thou cast us out, suffer us to go away …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Faith which Christ Praises
The Cross and Crown.
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. viii. 23, "And when He was Entered into a Boat," Etc.
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."
But Jesus replied, "Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head."
But Jesus told him, "Follow me now. Let the spiritually dead bury their own dead."
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