Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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?

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
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

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


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

υἱός 
Huios 
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

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

On Fasting

33 But, they, said unto him - The disciples of John, do fast much, and, supplications, do make, - likewise also the disciples of the Pharisees; but, thine, do eat and drink! 34 Jesus, however, said unto them - Can, ye make, the sons of the bridechamber, fast, while the bridegroom is with them? 35 But there will come days, even when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, then, will they fast, in those days.


Cross References

John 3:29

He that hath the bride, is, bridegroom; but, the friend of the bridegroom, who standeth by and hearkeneth unto him, greatly, rejoiceth, by reason of the voice of the bridegroom. This, my joy, therefore, is fulfilled.

Judges 14:10-11

And his father went down unto the woman, - and Samson made there a banquet, for, so, used the young men, to do.

Psalm 45:10-16

Hearken, O daughter, and observe, Incline also thine ear, Forget, then, thine own people, And the house of thy father;

Song of Songs 2:6-7

His left hand under my head, then, his right hand, embraceth me!

Song of Songs 3:10-11

The supports thereof, made he of silver, the couch thereof, of gold, the seat thereof, of purple, - the midst thereof, hath an inlay of love from the daughters of Jerusalem.

Song of Songs 5:8

I adjure you, ye daughters of Jerusalem, - If ye find my beloved, what will ye tell him? That, sick with love, I am.

Song of Songs 6:1

DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEMWhither hath thy beloved, gone, thou most beautiful among women? whither hath thy beloved turned him aside? That we may seek him with thee.

Isaiah 54:5

For, thy husband, is, thy Maker, Yahweh of hosts, is his Name, - And, thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, The God of all the earth, shall he be called.

Isaiah 62:5

For a young man marrieth, a virgin, Thy sons marry thee! And the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride - Thy God, rejoiceth over thee.

Zephaniah 3:17

Yahweh, thy God, in the midst of thee, as a mighty one, will save, - will be glad over thee with rejoicing, will be silent in his love, will exult over thee with shouts of triumph.

Matthew 22:2

The kingdom of the heavens hath become like a man, a king, - who made a marriage-feast for his son;

Matthew 25:1-10

Then, will the kingdom of the heavens become like unto, ten virgins, who, taking their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous over you with a jealousy, of God; for I myself betrothed you unto one husband, to present, a chaste virgin, unto the Christ, -

Ephesians 5:25-27

Ye husbands, be loving your wives, even as, the Christ also, loved the assembly, and delivered, himself, up in her behalf,

Revelation 19:7-9

Let us rejoice and exult, and give glory unto him, because the marriage of the Lamb, is come, and, his wife, hath made herself ready;



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