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Luke 14:24-35

NRS 24 For I tell you, none of those who were invited will taste my dinner.' " NIV 24 I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will get a taste of my banquet.' " NRS 25 Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, NIV 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: NRS 26 "Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. NIV 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. NRS 27 Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. NIV 27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. NRS 28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down and estimate the cost, to see whether he has enough to complete it? NIV 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? NRS 29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it will begin to ridicule him, NIV 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, NRS 30 saying, "This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.' NIV 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.' NRS 31 Or what king, going out to wage war against another king, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one who comes against him with twenty thousand? NIV 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? NRS 32 If he cannot, then, while the other is still far away, he sends a delegation and asks for the terms of peace. NIV 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. NRS 33 So therefore, none of you can become my disciple if you do not give up all your possessions. NIV 33 In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple. NRS 34 "Salt is good; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? NIV 34 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? NRS 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; they throw it away. Let anyone with ears to hear listen!" NIV 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."