29Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him,30saying, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish.'31Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not 1sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?32And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace.332So therefore, any one of you who 3does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
344"Salt is good, 5but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored?35It is of no use either for the soil or for the manure pile. It is thrown away. 6He who has ears to hear, let him hear."