Mark 10:31

31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”

Mark 10:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
ESV
31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first."
NLT
31 But many who are the greatest now will be least important then, and those who seem least important now will be the greatest then. ”
MSG
31 This is once again the Great Reversal: Many who are first will end up last, and the last first."
CSB
31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first."

Mark 10:31 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 10:31

But many that are first shall be last
(See Gill on Matthew 19:30).

Mark 10:31 In-Context

29 “Truly I tell you,” Jesus replied, “no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for me and the gospel
30 will fail to receive a hundred times as much in this present age: homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and fields—along with persecutions—and in the age to come eternal life.
31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”
32 They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve aside and told them what was going to happen to him.
33 “We are going up to Jerusalem,” he said, “and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles,

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Matthew 19:30