Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

For many are called, but few elected.

New American Standard Bible

"For many are called, but few are chosen."

King James Version

For many are called, but few are chosen.

Holman Bible

“For many are invited, but few are chosen.”

International Standard Version

because many are invited, but few are chosen."

A Conservative Version

For many are called, but few chosen.

American Standard Version

For many are called, but few chosen.

Amplified

For many are called (invited and summoned), but few are chosen.

An Understandable Version

For many people are called [by God] but [only those] few [who respond] are chosen [by Him]."

Anderson New Testament

For many are called, but few chosen.

Bible in Basic English

For out of all to whom the good news has come, only a small number will get salvation.

Common New Testament

For many are called, but few are chosen."

Daniel Mace New Testament

thus many are called, but few are converted.

Darby Translation

For many are called ones, but few chosen ones.

Goodspeed New Testament

For many are invited but few chosen."

John Wesley New Testament

For many are called, but few chosen.

Julia Smith Translation

For many are called, and few chosen.

King James 2000

For many are called, but few are chosen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For many are called but few [are] chosen."

Modern King James verseion

For many are called, but few chosen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For many are called and few be chosen.

Moffatt New Testament

For many are invited but few are chosen.'"

Montgomery New Testament

"For there are many called, but few are chosen."

NET Bible

For many are called, but few are chosen."

New Heart English Bible

For many are called, but few chosen."

Noyes New Testament

For many are called, but few are chosen.

Sawyer New Testament

For many are called, but few chosen.

The Emphasized Bible

For, many, are called, but, few, chosen.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For many are called, but few elect.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For many are called, but few chosen."

Webster

For many are called, but few are chosen.

Weymouth New Testament

"For there are many called, but few chosen."

Williams New Testament

For many are invited, but few are selected."

World English Bible

For many are called, but few chosen."

Worrell New Testament

For many are called, but few chosen.'"

Worsley New Testament

for there are many called, but few approved.

Youngs Literal Translation

for many are called, and few chosen.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

κλητός 
Kletos 
Usage: 9

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

few
ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

13 Then the king said to the servants, Having bound him feet and hands, cast him into the darkness which is without; and there shall be weeping and gnashing of the teeth. 14  For many are called, but few elected. 15 Then the Pharisees going forth, took counsel how they might ensnare Him in His speech.


Cross References

Revelation 17:14

These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall conquer them, because he is the Lord of lords, and King of kings: and with him are the called, and the elect, and the faithful.

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in through the narrow gate: because wide is the gate and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are, who are going in through it.

Matthew 20:16

So the last shall be first, and first last.

Matthew 24:22

And if those days were not shortened, no life would be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

Luke 13:23-24

And one said to Him, Lord, are the saved few? And He said to them,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brethren, be the more diligent to make your calling and election sure: for doing these things you can never fall.

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