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Mark 10:44

44 and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.

Read Mark 10:44 Using Other Translations

And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.
and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all.
and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone else.

What does Mark 10:44 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 10:44

And whosoever of you will be the chiefest
Is desirous of the highest place and the greatest honour

shall be servant of all:
for the ministers of the Gospel are not only the servants of Christ Jesus, but also of the churches for his sake; and in serving them, they serve Christ: not that they are to be the servants of men and to take their instructions from them and act according to rules prescribed by them; or seek to please men for then they would not be the servants of Christ: but they become servants to all that they may win souls to Christ, and increase his churches, and enlarge his interest; and such as are most useful this way are the chiefest in the Gospel church state; they are honoured by Christ and esteemed by his people; (See Gill on Matthew 20:27).

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