إِنْ يَأْتِ أَحَدٌ إِليَّ وَلا يُبْغِضْ أَبَاهُ، وَأُمَّهُ، وٱمْرَأَتَهُ، وَأَوْلادَهُ، وَإِخْوَتَهُ، وَأَخَوَاتِهِ، حَتَّى نَفْسَهُ أَيْضًا، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا. وَمَنْ لا يَحْمِلْ صَلِيبَهُ وَيَتَبعْنِي، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا/If anyone comes to me, and doesn’t disregard his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can’t be my disciple.

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إِنْ يَأْتِ أَحَدٌ إِليَّ وَلا يُبْغِضْ أَبَاهُ، وَأُمَّهُ، وٱمْرَأَتَهُ، وَأَوْلادَهُ، وَإِخْوَتَهُ، وَأَخَوَاتِهِ، حَتَّى نَفْسَهُ أَيْضًا، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا. وَمَنْ لا يَحْمِلْ صَلِيبَهُ وَيَتَبعْنِي، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا14/من25حتى35/:”كانَ جُمُوعٌ كَثِيرُونَ سَائِرِينَ مَعَ يَسُوع، فٱلْتَفَتَ وَقالَ لَهُم: «إِنْ يَأْتِ أَحَدٌ إِليَّ وَلا يُبْغِضْ أَبَاهُ، وَأُمَّهُ، وٱمْرَأَتَهُ، وَأَوْلادَهُ، وَإِخْوَتَهُ، وَأَخَوَاتِهِ، حَتَّى نَفْسَهُ أَيْضًا، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا. وَمَنْ لا يَحْمِلْ صَلِيبَهُ وَيَتَبعْنِي، لا يَقْدِرْ أَنْ يَكُونَ لي تِلْمِيذًا. فَمَنْ مِنْكُم يُرِيدُ أَنْ يَبْنِيَ بُرْجًا، وَلا يَجْلِسُ أَوَّلاً فَيَحْسُبُ نَفَقَتَهُ، إِنْ كَانَ عِنْدَهُ مَا يَكْفِي لإِكْمَالِهِ؟ لِئَلاَّ يَضَعَ الأَسَاسَ وَيَعْجَزَ عَنْ إِتْمَامِهِ، فَيَبْدَأَ جَمِيعُ النَّاظِرينَ يَسْخَرُونَ مِنْهُ وَيَقُولُون: هذَا الرَّجُلُ بَدَأَ بِبِنَاءٍ وَعَجِزَ عَنْ إِتْمَامِهِ. أَوْ أَيُّ مَلِكٍ يَنْطَلِقُ إِلى مُحَارَبَةِ مَلِكٍ آخَرَ مِثْلِهِ، وَلا يَجْلِسُ أَوَّلاً وَيُفَكِّرُ هَلْ يَقْدِرُ أَنْ يُقَاوِمَ بِعَشَرَةِ آلافٍ ذَاكَ الآتِيَ إِلَيْهِ بِعِشْرِينَ أَلْفًا؟ وَإِلاَّ فَمَا دَامَ ذَاكَ بَعِيدًا عَنْهُ، يُرْسِلُ إِلَيْهِ وَفْدًا يَلْتَمِسُ مَا يَؤُولُ إِلى السَّلام. هكذَا إِذًا، كُلُّ وَاحِدٍ مِنْكُم لا يَتَخَلَّى عَنْ كُلِّ مُقْتَنَيَاتِهِ، لا يَقْدِرُ أَنْ يَكُونَ لِي تِلْمِيذًا. جَيِّدٌ هُوَ المِلْح، وَلكِنْ إِذَا فَسُدَ المِلْح، فَبِمَاذَا يُعَادُ إِلَيْهِ طَعْمُهُ؟ فَلا يَصْلُحُ لِلأَرْضِ وَلا لِلْمِزْبَلة، فَيُطْرَحُ خَارِجًا. مَنْ لَهُ أُذُنَانِ سَامِعَتَانِ فَلْيَسْمَعْ!.»

If anyone comes to me, and doesn’t disregard† his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can’t be my disciple
Luke 14/25-35/:”Now great multitudes were going with him. He turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me, and doesn’t disregard† his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can’t be my disciple. Whoever doesn’t bear his own cross, and come after me, can’t be my disciple. For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it? Or perhaps, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish, everyone who sees begins to mock him, saying, ‘This man began to build, and wasn’t able to finish.’ Or what king, as he goes to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand? Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends an envoy, and asks for conditions of peace. So therefore whoever of you who doesn’t renounce all that he has, he can’t be my disciple. Salt is good, but if the salt becomes flat and tasteless, with what do you season it? It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile. It is thrown out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”