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Luke 9:57–58

The Cost of Following Jesus

57 As they were going ralong the road, ssomeone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.”

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Luke 9:57–58 — The New International Version (NIV)

57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”

58 Jesus replied, Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

57 And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Luke 9:57–58 — New Living Translation (NLT)

57 As they were walking along, someone said to Jesus, “I will follow you wherever you go.”

58 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.”

Luke 9:57–58 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

57 Now it happened as they journeyed on the road, that someone said to Him, “Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.”

58 And Jesus said to him, Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — New Century Version (NCV)

57 As they were going along the road, someone said to Jesus, “I will follow you any place you go.”

58 Jesus said to them, “The foxes have holes to live in, and the birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to rest his head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — American Standard Version (ASV)

57 And as they went on the way, a certain man said unto him, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 58 And Jesus said unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Luke 9:57–58 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

57 And it came to pass as they went in the way, one said to him, I will follow thee wheresoever thou goest, Lord. 58 And Jesus said to him, The foxes have holes and the birds of the heaven roosting-places, but the Son of man has not where he may lay his head.

Luke 9:57–58 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to Jesus, “I’ll follow you wherever you go.” 

58 Jesus told him, “Foxes have holes, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to sleep.” 

Luke 9:57–58 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

57 As they were traveling on the road someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go!”

58 Jesus told him, Foxes have dens, and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

57 As they were going along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

57 And as they were traveling on the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go!” 58 And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

57 Once Jesus and those who were with him were walking along the road. A man said to Jesus, “I will follow you no matter where you go.”

58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have holes. Birds of the air have nests. But the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

Luke 9:57–58 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

57 As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go.”

58 And Jesus said to him, The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”