Mark 9:35

“And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he sate downe, and called the twelue, and saith vnto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and seruant of all.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Sitting down, He called the twelve and *said to them, "If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he sat down, and called the twelve; and he saith unto them, If any man would be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And seating himself, he made the twelve come to him; and he said to them, If any man has the desire to be first, he will be last of all and servant of all.
- Basic English Bible

And sitting down he called the twelve; and he says to them, If any one would be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.
- Darby Bible

And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith to them, If any man desireth to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.
- Webster's Bible

Then sitting down He called the Twelve, and said to them, "If any one wishes to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
- Weymouth Bible

He sat down, and called the twelve; and he said to them, "If any man wants to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all."
- World English Bible

And he took a child, and sette hym in the myddil of hem; and whanne he hadde biclippid hym, he seide to hem,
- Wycliffe Bible

and having sat down he called the twelve, and he saith to them, `If any doth will to be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 9:35


9:35 Let him be the least of all - Let him abase himself the most.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 9:35


Mr 9:35 Servant of all. The two conditions of true greatness are humility and service; not to be the servant of friends, or kindred, or of a class, or even of church members, but of "all", like Christ.

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