Luke 9:61

“And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee: but let me first goe bid them farewel, which are at home at my house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Another also said, "I will follow You, Lord; but first permit me to say good-bye to those at home."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord; but first suffer me to bid farewell to them that are at my house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And another man said, I will come with you, Lord, but first let me say a last good-day to those who are at my house.
- Basic English Bible

And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord, but first allow me to bid adieu to those at my house.
- Darby Bible

And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go and bid them farewell who are at my house.
- Webster's Bible

Master, said yet another, "I will follow you; but allow me first to go and say good-bye to my friends at home."
- Weymouth Bible

Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to say good-bye to those who are at my house."
- World English Bible

And another seide, Lord, Y schal sue thee, but first suffre me to leeue `alle thingis that ben at hoom.
- Wycliffe Bible

And another also said, `I will follow thee, sir, but first permit me to take leave of those in my house;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:61


9:61 Suffer me first to bid them farewell that are in my house - As Elisha did after Elijah had called him from the plough, #1Kings 19:19|; to which our Lord's answer seems to allude.


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