At the same time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
Treasury of Scripture
Mark 9:33 And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them, What was it that you disputed among yourselves by the way?
Matthew 20:20-28 Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him...
Matthew 23:11 But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
Mark 9:34 But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
Mark 10:35-45 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come to him, saying, Master, we would that you should do for us whatever we shall desire...
Luke 9:46-48 Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest...
Luke 22:24-27 And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest...
Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;
Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Matthew 3:2 And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matthew 5:19,20 Whoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so...
Matthew 7:21 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...
Mark 10:14,15 But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said to them, Suffer the little children to come to me, and forbid them not...
ContextGreatest and Least in the Kingdom
1At the same time came the disciples to Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 2And Jesus called a little child to him, and set him in the middle of them, 3And said, Truly I say to you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. 4Whoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5And whoever shall receive one such little child in my name receives me. 6But whoever shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
In that hour came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
AT that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying: Who thinkest thou is the greater in the kingdom of heaven?
Darby Bible Translation
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of the heavens?
King James Bible
At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
Young's Literal Translation
At that hour came the disciples near to Jesus, saying, 'Who, now, is greater in the reign of the heavens?'