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JOSEPH SMITH TRANSLATION
MATTHEW 16: 25-26
The meaning of the phrase “to take up the cross of Jesus” is to deny ungodliness. (compare Matthew 16: 24)
  25 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
  26 And now for a man to take up his cross, is to deny himself all ungodliness, and every worldly lust, and keep my commandments.