Matthew 10:37

“He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that loueth father or mother more then me, is not worthy of me: and he that loueth sonne or daughter more then me, is not worthy of me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has more love for his father or mother than for me is not good enough for me; he who has more love for son or daughter than for me is not good enough for me.
- Basic English Bible

He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
- Darby Bible

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.
- Webster's Bible

Any one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and any one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
- Weymouth Bible

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.
- World English Bible

He that loueth fadir or modir more than me, is not worthi to me. And he that loueth sone or douyter ouer me, is not worthi to me.
- Wycliffe Bible

`He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:37


10:37 He that loveth father or mother more than me - He that is not ready to give up all these, when they stand in competition with his duty.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:37


Mt 10:37 He that loveth father or mother more than me. The Lord does not require us to love these less, but him more. Love for him must become the dominant principle of life. Is not worthy of me. Will not be accepted as worthy.

Discussion for Matthew 10

  • Word
    Rebecca kurowski He is even counting them from the hair roots out because He is within you. If you love Him He is with you and will never leave you or forsake you. Test you and trails, prove you yes so hunger for the word and as I do learn all you can and He will make Himself known to you. He loves you so much, it's beyond your mind and if your there with Him He will be there for you. Always study
  • Rebecca kurowski
    this Powerful Scripture tells me that the Creator of all heaven and earth cares for me to focus only on me when He is looking at me GOD knows how many hairs I have on my head GOD is a GOD of love and compassion.
  • Millicent
    God is really wonderful Because he alone is able to count our hair,He is the I AM THAT I AM.
  • Lilian
    Jesus himself is the word of God . In the beginning there was a word and the word was with God and the word was God. Lets give thanks to Jesus for bringing and fulfilling the scriptures for us so that we may all have life. Thanks to the blood of Jesus praise God I will only give my praises back to you Lord Jesus for you are worthy to be praised. Amen
  • Renee
    you will know them by their fruit. Man shall not live by bread alone but by every word that proceedeth out of the out of God
  • MockingBird
    Notice the Lord said sent , not those that went : If your sent then God is there to back you all the way and He will let you know what is ahead : wolves : Yes , a serpent is very subtle and wise , Be that way and yes ,Dove is Holy Spirit : be gentle , let Him direct your speech.

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