Luke 14:24-35 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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24 For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper. 24 I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will get a taste of my banquet.' "
25 And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned , and said unto them, 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said:
26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. 26 "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters--yes, even his own life--he cannot be my disciple.
27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. 27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? 28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?
29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him,
30 Saying , This man began to build , and was not able to finish . 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'
31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand? 31 "Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
32 Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace. 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace.
33 So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath , he cannot be my disciple. 33 In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.
34 Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his savour , wherewith shall it be seasoned ? 34 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?
35 It is neither fit for the land, nor yet for the dunghill; but men cast it out. He that hath ears to hear , let him hear . 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out. "He who has ears to hear, let him hear."