Luke 9:23-27 LEB

Taking Up One’s Cross to Follow Jesus

23 And he said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross every day and follow me.

References for Luke 9:23

      24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me, this person will save it.
      25 For what is a person benefited [if he]a gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself?

      References for Luke 9:25

        • ƒ 9:25 - *Here "[if]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("gains") which is understood as conditional
          26 For whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of this person when he comes in his glory and the [glory]b of the Father and of the holy angels.

          References for Luke 9:26

            • Ɠ 9:26 - *Here "[glory]" is an understood repetition of the same word earlier in this verse
              27 But I tell you truly, there are some of those standing here who will never experience death until they see the kingdom of God."