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Matthew 8:21-22

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of his disciples said to him, “Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.” But Jesus said to him, “Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.”
Matthew 8:21-22

Context

Matthew 8 [19.] A scribe came, and said to him, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.”

Matthew 8 [20.] Jesus said to him, “The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.”

Matthew 8 [21.] Another of his disciples said to him, “Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.”

Matthew 8 [22.] But Jesus said to him, “Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.”


Matthew 8 [23.] When he got into a boat, his disciples followed him. Behold, a violent storm came up on the sea, so much that the boat was covered with the waves, but he was asleep. They came to him, and woke him up, saying, “Save us, Lord! We are dying!”

Matthew 8 [26.] He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?” Then he got up, rebuked the wind and the sea, and there was a great calm.


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