Matthew 23:11

But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But hee that is greatest among you, shall be your seruant.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But let the greatest among you be your servant.
- Basic English Bible

But the greatest of you shall be your servant.
- Darby Bible

But he that is greatest among you, shall be your servant.
- Webster's Bible

He who is the greatest among you shall be your servant;
- Weymouth Bible

But he who is greatest among you will be your servant.
- World English Bible

He that is grettest among you, schal be youre mynystre.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the greater of you shall be your ministrant,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 23:11


23:11 #Mt 20:26|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:11


Mt 23:11 He that is greatest. Instead of seeking chief seats at feasts or in the synagogues, and titles that will exalt him above others, let him seek to become the servant of all. Compare Mt 20:26.

Discussion for Matthew 23:11

  • Nkosinathi Ngulube for verse 11
    Humbleness is required first before ascending to higher echelons and that is the only formula to greatness However, mens ' method tends to differ from God 's methods, leading to failure

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