Matthew 10:34-39 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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34 "Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. 34 "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
35 For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. 35 For I have come to turn " 'a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law--
36 And a person's enemies will be those of his own household. 36 a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.'
37 Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 37 "Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
38 And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. 38 and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.