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Matthew 20:26–27

26 jIt shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,3 27 and whoever would be first among you must be your slave,4

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Matthew 20:26–27 — The New International Version (NIV)

26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave

Matthew 20:26–27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

26 But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; 27 And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant:

Matthew 20:26–27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

26 But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave.

Matthew 20:26–27 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

26 Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant. 27 And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave

Matthew 20:26–27 — New Century Version (NCV)

26 But it should not be that way among you. Whoever wants to become great among you must serve the rest of you like a servant. 27 Whoever wants to become first among you must serve the rest of you like a slave.

Matthew 20:26–27 — American Standard Version (ASV)

26 Not so shall it be among you: but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister; 27 and whosoever would be first among you shall be your servant:

Matthew 20:26–27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

26 It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant; 27 and whosoever will be first among you, let him be your bondman;

Matthew 20:26–27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

26 But that’s not the way it’s going to be among you. Whoever wants to become great among you will be your servant. 27 Whoever wants to be most important among you will be your slave.

Matthew 20:26–27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

26 It must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave;

Matthew 20:26–27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 It will not be so among you; but whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wishes to be first among you must be your slave;

Matthew 20:26–27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

26 It will not be like this among you! But whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be most prominent among you must be your slave—

Matthew 20:26–27 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

26 Don’t be like that. Instead, anyone who wants to be important among you must be your servant. 27 And anyone who wants to be first must be your slave.

Matthew 20:26–27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

26 It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,

27 and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;