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Matthew 8:18-22 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 Now when Jesus saw a crowd around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side. 18 When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake.
19 And a scribe came up and said to him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go." 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
20 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." 20 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head."
21 Another of the disciples said to him, "Lord, let me first go and bury my father." 21 Another disciple said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
22 And Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead." 22 But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."