Luke 9:59-62 NIV

59 He said to another man, "Follow me."1 But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."

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60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God."2

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61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family."3

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62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."