Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

For many are invited but few chosen."

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, 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.

Godbey New Testament

For many are called, but few elected.

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 his attendants, 'Bind him hand and foot and throw him out into the darkness, there to weep and grind his teeth.' 14  For many are invited but few chosen." 15 Then the Pharisees went and made a plot to entrap him in argument.


Cross References

Revelation 17:14

They will make war upon the Lamb, and the Lamb with his elect, chosen, and faithful followers with him will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings.

Matthew 7:13-14

"Go in at the narrow gate. For the road that leads to destruction is broad and spacious, and there are many who go in by it.

Matthew 20:16

So those who are last now will be first then, and those who are first will be last."

Matthew 24:22

If those days had not been cut short, nobody would have escaped, but for the sake of God's people those days will be cut short.

Luke 13:23-24

And someone said to him, "Are only a few to be saved, Master?" He said to them,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, make all the greater efforts to make God's call and choice of you certain. For if you have these qualities, you will never stumble,

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