Luke 22:24-27

24 A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.
25 Jesus said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call themselves Benefactors.
26 But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
27 For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.

Luke 22:24 in Other Translations

KJV
24 And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
ESV
24 A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.
NLT
24 Then they began to argue among themselves about who would be the greatest among them.
MSG
24 Within minutes they were bickering over who of them would end up the greatest.
CSB
24 Then a dispute also arose among them about who should be considered the greatest.

Luke 22:24-27 In-Context

22 The Son of Man will go as it has been decreed. But woe to that man who betrays him!”
23 They began to question among themselves which of them it might be who would do this.
24 A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.
25 Jesus said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call themselves Benefactors.
26 But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
27 For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.
28 You are those who have stood by me in my trials.
29 And I confer on you a kingdom, just as my Father conferred one on me,

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Cross References 4

  • 1. Mark 9:34; Luke 9:46
  • 2. 1 Peter 5:5
  • 3. S Mark 9:35; Luke 9:48
  • 4. S Matthew 20:28; Luke 12:37
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