Take up your cross.
Matthew 10.37-38; 16.24 = Mark 8.34 = Luke 9.23; 14.25-27.
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Notes and quotes.
§ I note the following agreement between Matthew and Luke against
- Matthew 16.24 has ελθειν (to come,
aorist active infinitive) and Luke 9.23 has ερχεσθαι
(to come, present middle infinitive) where Mark 8.34 has ακολουθειν
(to follow, present active infinitive).
§ Thomas 55:
Jesus said: Whoever does not hate his father and his
mother cannot become my disciple. And whoever does not hate his brothers and
sisters and take up his cross in my way will not be worthy of
Whoever does not hate his father and his mother in my
way cannot become my disciple. And whoever does not love his father and his
mother in my way cannot become my disciple. For my mother [...], but my true
mother gave me life.