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Luke 22:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But ye [shall] not [be] so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But ye [shall] not [be] so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But [it is] not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But ye [shall] not [be] so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But *ye* [shall] not [be] thus; but let the greater among you be as the younger, and the leader as he that serves.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, ye, not so! On the contrary—the greater among you, Let him become as, the younger, and, he that governeth, as, he that ministereth,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but ye [are] not so, but he who is greater among you—let him be as the younger; and he who is leading, as he who is ministering;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But you not so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger: and he that is the leader, as he that serveth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But ye shall not be so; but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the yonger, and he that is chiefe, as he that doeth serue.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But you, not so: yea, he who is great among you, let him be as the least; and he who is chief, as one who serveth.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But ye, not so: but he that is great among you, must be as the least; and he that is chief, as the servitor.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
[shall] not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
[be] so: 3779
{3779} Prime
οὕτω
houto
{hoo'-to}
From G3778; in this way (referring to what precedes or follows).
but 235
{0235} Prime
ἀλλά
alla
{al-lah'}
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
he that is greatest 3187
{3187} Prime
μείζων
meizon
{mide'-zone}
Irregular comparative of G3173; larger (literally or figuratively, specifically in age).
among 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
you, 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
let him be 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5634
<5634> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 7
as 5613
{5613} Prime
ὡς
hos
{hoce}
Probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, that is, in that manner (very variously used as shown).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
younger; 3501
{3501} Prime
νέος
neos
{neh'-os}
A primary word, including the comparative (second form); 'new', that is, (of persons) youthful, or (of things) fresh; figuratively regenerate.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he that is chief, 2233
{2233} Prime
ἡγέομαι
hegeomai
{hayg-eh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice of a (presumed) strengthened form of G0071; to lead, that is, command (with official authority); figuratively to deem, that is, consider.
z5740
<5740> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 544
as 5613
{5613} Prime
ὡς
hos
{hoce}
Probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, that is, in that manner (very variously used as shown).
he that doth serve. 1247
{1247} Prime
διακονέω
diakoneo
{dee-ak-on-eh'-o}
From G1249; to be an attendant, that is, wait upon (menially or as a host, friend or [figuratively] teacher); technically to act as a Christian deacon.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 22:24-30.


Luke 22:26

_ _ But ye ... not — Of how little avail has this condemnation of “lordship” and vain titles been against the vanity of Christian ecclesiastics?

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 22:21-38.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 22:26

But ye are to be benefactors to mankind, not by governing, but by serving.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 9:48 And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
Matthew 18:3-5 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. ... And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.
Matthew 23:8-12 But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, [even] Christ; and all ye are brethren. ... And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
1 Peter 5:3 Neither as being lords over [God's] heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
3 John 1:9-10 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. ... Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth [them] out of the church.
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