Matthew 23:10

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 23:10

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, euen Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, {that is,} Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, `even' the Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you may not be named guides: because one is your Guide, even Christ.
- Basic English Bible

Neither be called instructors, for one is your instructor, the Christ.
- Darby Bible

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, even Christ.
- Webster's Bible

And do not accept the name of `leader,' for your Leader is one alone--the Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

Neither be called masters, for one is your master, the Christ.
- World English Bible

Nether be ye clepid maistris, for oon is youre maister, Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

nor may ye be called directors, for one is your director -- the Christ.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 23:10

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 23:10


23:8-10 The Jewish rabbis were also called father and master, by their several disciples, whom they required, To believe implicitly what they affirmed, without asking any farther reason; To obey implicitly what they enjoined, without seeking farther authority. Our Lord, therefore, by forbidding us either to give or receive the title of rabbi, master, or father, forbids us either to receive any such reverence, or to pay any such to any but God.

23:11 #Mt 20:26|.

23:12 Whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall he exalted - It is observable that no one sentence of our Lord's is so often repeated as this: it occurs, with scarce any variation, at least ten times in the evangelists. #Luke 14:11|; 18:14.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:10


Mt 23:10 Master. Also an honorary title. All such are to be avoided in the church.

Discussion for Matthew 23:10

  • Jeff Ivy on Matthew 23:10
    According to the gospel, the meaning is clear. Jesus said that he is the only shepherd, teacher, poimen, pastor. He said this again in John 10:16. He also said much about hired shepherds in John 10:11-13. I find it ironic that just above these comments there is a paid ad that says, "Ready to be a Pastor? Click here "
  • Phil on Matthew 23:10
    I often feel that Pasters in Leadership advocate direction comes through them to the members of the body,..Paul explains well the different roles in 1 Cor 12 21.24
  • Phil on Matthew 23:10
    I often feel that Pasters in Leadership advocate assume that they are the Head direction comes through them to the members of the body,..Paul explains well the different roles in 1 Cor 12 21.24


 

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