Mark 9:33-37 NIV

Who Is the Greatest?

9:33-37pp -- Mt 18:1-5; Lk 9:46-48

33 They came to Capernaum.1 When he was in the house,2 he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the road?"

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34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.3

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35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all."4

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36 He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms,5 he said to them,

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37 "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."6

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