Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?

King James Version

And he said unto them, Can ye make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Holman Bible

Jesus said to them, "You can't make the wedding guests fast while the groom is with them, can you?

International Standard Version

But Jesus told them, "You can't force the wedding guests to fast while the groom is still with them, can you?

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Ye cannot make the sons of the wedding hall fast while the bridegroom is with them.

American Standard Version

And Jesus said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Amplified

And Jesus said to them, Can you make the wedding guests fast as long as the bridegroom is with them?

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "Can you force the companions of the groom to fast while the groom is [still] with them?

Anderson New Testament

And he said to them: Can you make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said, Are you able to make the friends of the newly-married man go without food when he is with them?

Common New Testament

And Jesus said to them, "Can you make the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them?

Daniel Mace New Testament

to which he answered, would you have the bridemen fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Can ye make the sons of the bridechamber fast when the bridegroom is with them?

Godbey New Testament

And He said to them, Whether are you able to make the sons of the bridechamber to fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to them, "Can you make wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them?

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them, Can ye make the children of the bride-chamber fast, while the bride-groom is with them?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bridechamber fast while the bridegroom is with them?

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, Ye cannot make the sons of the nuptial-chamber fast, when the bridegroom is with them.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he said to them, "You are not able to make the {bridegroom's attendants} fast as long as the bridegroom is with them, [are you]?

Modern King James verseion

But He said to them, Can you make the sons of the bridechamber fast while the bridegroom is with them?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Can ye make the Children of the wedding fast, as long as the bridegroom is present with them?

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus said to them, "Can you make friends at a wedding fast while the bride groom is beside them?

Montgomery New Testament

"Can you make the bridal party fast," he asked, while the bridegroom is still with them?

NET Bible

So Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Noyes New Testament

But Jesus said to them, Can ye make the companions of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them?

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, Can you make the children of the bridechamber fast while the bridegroom is with them?

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus, however, said unto them - Can, ye make, the sons of the bridechamber, fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said unto them, Can you make the children of the bridechamber fast, as long as the bridegroom is with them?

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Jesus answered them: "Can you make the bridegroom's friends fast while the bridegroom is with them?

Webster

And he said to them, Can ye make the children of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Weymouth New Testament

"Can you compel the bridal party to fast," replied Jesus, "so long as they have the bridegroom among them?

Williams New Testament

But Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?

World English Bible

He said to them, "Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus said to them, "Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Worsley New Testament

And He said unto them, Can ye make those of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Youngs Literal Translation

And he said unto them, 'Are ye able to make the sons of the bride-chamber -- in the bridegroom being with them -- to fast?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto , to , with , for , against , among , at , not tr , , vr to
Usage: 412


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

Can ye
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
sona , Son of Man Trans TDNT :
Usage: 213

of the bridechamber
νυμφών 
Numphon 
Usage: 0

νηστεύω 
Nesteuo 
Usage: 10

ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

νυμφίος 
Numphios 
Usage: 5

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

with
μετά 
meta 
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
Usage: 346

References

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

On Fasting

33 And they said to Him, "The disciples of John often fast and offer prayers, the disciples of the Pharisees also do the same, but Yours eat and drink." 34 And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you? 35 "But the days will come; and when the bridegroom is taken away from them, then they will fast in those days."


Cross References

John 3:29

"He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice So this joy of mine has been made full.

Judges 14:10-11

Then his father went down to the woman; and Samson made a feast there, for the young men customarily did this.

Psalm 45:10-16

Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear: Forget your people and your father's house;

Song of Songs 2:6-7

"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."

Song of Songs 3:10-11

"He made its posts of silver, Its back of gold And its seat of purple fabric, With its interior lovingly fitted out By the daughters of Jerusalem.

Song of Songs 5:8

"I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, As to what you will tell him: For I am lovesick."

Song of Songs 6:1

"Where has your beloved gone, O most beautiful among women? Where has your beloved turned, That we may seek him with you?"

Isaiah 54:5

"For your husband is your Maker, Whose name is the LORD of hosts; And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel, Who is called the God of all the earth.

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marries a virgin, So your sons will marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So your God will rejoice over you.

Zephaniah 3:17

"The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.

Matthew 22:2

"The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.

Matthew 25:1-10

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Revelation 19:7-9

"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready."

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