Parallel Verses

Amplified

The kingdom of heaven is like a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

The kingdom of the heavens is like a man, a king who made a wedding for his son.

American Standard Version

The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,

An Understandable Version

"The kingdom of heaven is similar to a certain king who held a wedding reception for his son.

Anderson New Testament

The kingdom of heaven is like a king that made a marriage feast for his son;

Bible in Basic English

The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king, who made a feast when his son was married,

Common New Testament

"The kingdom of heaven is like a king who arranged a marriage for his son,

Daniel Mace New Testament

the kingdom of the Messiah is such, as when a certain king made a wedding-feast for his son.

Darby Translation

The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son,

Godbey New Testament

The kingdom of the heavens is like a king-man, who made a marriage for his son.

Goodspeed New Testament

"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a king, who gave a wedding banquet for his son.

John Wesley New Testament

who made a marriage-feast for his son.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The kingdom of the heavens is like unto a certain man, a king, who made a marriage feast for his son

Julia Smith Translation

The kingdom of the heavens was likened to a man, a king, who made a nuptial feast for his son.

King James 2000

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, who made a marriage for his son,

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

The kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king who made a marriage for his son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain King, which married his son,

Moffatt New Testament

"The Realm of heaven," he said, "may be compared to a king who gave a marriage-banquet in honour of his son.

Montgomery New Testament

"The kingdom of heaven," he said, "may be compared to a king who made a wedding-feast for his son.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,

Noyes New Testament

The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriagefeast for his son,

Sawyer New Testament

The kingdom of heaven is like a man, a king, who made a wedding for his son.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The kingdom of heaven is like to a certain king, who made a marriage-feast for his son:

Twentieth Century New Testament

"The Kingdom of Heaven," he said, "may be compared to a king who gave a banquet in honor of his son's wedding.

Webster

The kingdom of heaven is like to a certain king, who made a marriage for his son,

Weymouth New Testament

"The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "may be compared to a king who celebrated the marriage of his son,

Williams New Testament

"The kingdom of heaven is like a king, who gave a wedding reception for his son.

World English Bible

"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,

Worrell New Testament

"The Kingdom of Heaven was likened to a man?? king??ho made a marriage feast for his son.

Worsley New Testament

saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king, who made a wedding-feast for his son;

Youngs Literal Translation

'The reign of the heavens was likened to a man, a king, who made marriage-feasts for his son,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

is like unto
ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

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

γάμος 
Gamos 
Usage: 5

for
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

his

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

1 And again Jesus spoke to them in parables (comparisons, stories used to illustrate and explain), saying, 2 The kingdom of heaven is like a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son 3 And sent his servants to summon those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they refused to come.


Cross References

Matthew 13:24

Another parable He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Psalm 45:10-16

Hear, O daughter, consider, submit, and consent to my instruction: forget also your own people and your father's house;

Matthew 13:31-33

Another story by way of comparison He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field.

Matthew 13:44-47

The kingdom of heaven is like something precious buried in a field, which a man found and hid again; then in his joy he goes and sells all he has and buys that field.

Matthew 22:2-14

The kingdom of heaven is like a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son

Matthew 25:1-14

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Luke 14:16-24

But Jesus said to him, A man was once giving a great supper and invited many;

John 3:29-30

He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the groomsman who stands by and listens to him rejoices greatly and heartily on account of the bridegroom's voice. This then is my pleasure and joy, and it is now complete.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am zealous for you with a godly eagerness and a divine jealousy, for I have betrothed you to one Husband, to present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

Ephesians 5:24-32

As the church is subject to Christ, so let wives also be subject in everything to their husbands.

Revelation 19:7-9

Let us rejoice and shout for joy [exulting and triumphant]! Let us celebrate and ascribe to Him glory and honor, for the marriage of the Lamb [at last] has come, and His bride has prepared herself.

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