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Luke 14:33

33 In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.

Luke 14:33 in Other Translations

KJV
33 So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
ESV
33 So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
NLT
33 So you cannot become my disciple without giving up everything you own.
MSG
33 "Simply put, if you're not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people, and kiss it good-bye, you can't be my disciple.
CSB
33 In the same way, therefore, every one of you who does not say good-bye to all his possessions cannot be My disciple.

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 “Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Won’t he first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
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.
33 In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.
34 “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?
35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out. “Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Philippians 3:7,8