Luke 9:51-62 NRS

51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.
52 And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him;
53 but they did not receive him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem.
54 When his disciples James and John saw it, they said, "Lord, do you want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them?" a

References for Luke 9:54

    • À 9:54 - Other ancient authorities add [as Elijah did]
      55 But he turned and rebuked them.
      56 Then b they went on to another village.

      References for Luke 9:56

        • Á 9:56 - Other ancient authorities read [rebuked them, and said, "You do not know what spirit you are of, +V56+Wfor the Son of Man has not come to destroy the lives of human beings but to save them." Then]
          57 As they were going along the road, someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."
          58 And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head."
          59 To another he said, "Follow me." But he said, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
          60 But Jesus c said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God."

          References for Luke 9:60

              61 Another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but let me first say farewell to those at my home."
              62 Jesus said to him, "No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God."