|Ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὡρᾳ προσῆλθον οἱ μαθηταὶ τῷ Ἰησοῦ λέγοντες, Τίς ἀρα μείζων ἐστὶν ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν;
||At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"||The Greatest in the Kingdom Mt.18.1-5 | Mk.9.33-37 | Lk.9.46-48
|καὶ προσκαλεσάμενος παιδίον ἐστησεν αὐτὸ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν
||And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them,||
|καὶ εἶπεν, Ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, ἐὰν μὴ στραφῆτε καὶ γένησθε ὡς τὰ παιδία, οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν.
||and said, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.||
|ὁστις οὖν ταπεινώσει ἑαυτὸν ὡς τὸ παιδίον τοῦτο, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ μείζων ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν.
||Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.||
|καὶ ὃς ἐὰν δέξηται ἓν παιδίον τοιοῦτο ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματί μου, ἐμὲ δέχεται.
||"Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me;||