24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.

Read Matthew 16:24 Using Other Translations

Then said Jesus unto his disciples,If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.