Luke 14:33

33 In the same way," concluded Jesus, "none of you can be my disciple unless you give up everything you have.

Luke 14:33 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 14:33

So likewise whosoever he be of you
Let him be ever so forward to follow me, to make a profession of me and of my Gospel, and to become a disciple of mine:

that forsaketh not all that he hath;
when called to it, relations, friends, possessions, estates, and what not, which is an explanation of ( Luke 14:26 )

he cannot be my disciple;
he is not in fact one, and is not worthy to be called one.

Luke 14:33 In-Context

31 If a king goes out with ten thousand men to fight another king who comes against him with twenty thousand men, he will sit down first and decide if he is strong enough to face that other king.
32 If he isn't, he will send messengers to meet the other king to ask for terms of peace while he is still a long way off.
33 In the same way," concluded Jesus, "none of you can be my disciple unless you give up everything you have.
34 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, there is no way to make it salty again.
35 It is no good for the soil or for the manure pile; it is thrown away. Listen, then, if you have ears!"