Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.

King James Version

And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.

Holman Bible

He sent out his slaves to summon those invited to the banquet, but they didn't want to come.

International Standard Version

He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come.

A Conservative Version

And he sent forth his bondmen to call those who were invited to the wedding festivities, and they did not want to come.

American Standard Version

and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the marriage feast: and they would not come.

Amplified

And sent his servants to summon those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they refused to come.

An Understandable Version

He sent his servants out to call those who had been invited to the wedding reception, but they refused to come.

Anderson New Testament

and sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the marriage feast; and they refused to come.

Bible in Basic English

And sent out his servants to get in the guests to the feast: and they would not come.

Common New Testament

and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; but they were not willing to come.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he sent out his servants to call those that were invited to the wedding: but they would not come.

Darby Translation

and sent his bondmen to call the persons invited to the wedding feast, and they would not come.

Godbey New Testament

And he sent his servants to invite those who had been called to the marriage: and they were not willing to come.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the banquet, and they would not come.

John Wesley New Testament

And sent forth his servants to call them that were invited, to the marriage; but they would not come.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and sent forth his slaves to call those that were invited to the wedding, and they would not come.

Julia Smith Translation

And he sent his servants to those having been called to the nuptial feast: and they would not come.

King James 2000

And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the wedding celebration, and they did not want to come.

Modern King James verseion

And he sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they would not come.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and sent forth his servants, to call them that were bid to the wedding: and they would not come.

Moffatt New Testament

He sent his servants to summon the invited guests to the feast, but they would not come.

Montgomery New Testament

"He sent out his slaves to summon the invited guests to the feast, but they did not want to come.

NET Bible

He sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the banquet, but they would not come.

New Heart English Bible

and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the marriage feast, but they would not come.

Noyes New Testament

and sent forth his servants to call to the feast those who had been invited; and they would not come.

Sawyer New Testament

And he sent his servants to call the invited to the wedding, and they would not come.

The Emphasized Bible

And sent his servants, to call the invited into the marriage-feast, - and they would not come.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the entertainment: and they would not come.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the banquet, but they were unwilling to come.

Webster

And sent his servants to call them that were invited to the wedding: and they would not come.

Weymouth New Testament

and sent his servants to call the invited guests to the wedding, but they were unwilling to come.

Williams New Testament

And he sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the wedding reception, but they refused to come.

World English Bible

and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the marriage feast, but they would not come.

Worrell New Testament

And he sent forth his servants to call those who had been invited to the marriage feast, and they were not willing to come.

Worsley New Testament

and sent his servants to call those that were invited to the wedding: and they would not come.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he sent forth his servants to call those having been called to the marriage-feasts, and they were not willing to come.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73


Usage: 0

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

to call
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the wedding
γάμος 
Gamos 
Usage: 5

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

2 "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son. 3 "And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come. 4 "Again he sent out other slaves saying, 'Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast."'


Cross References

1 Samuel 9:13

"As soon as you enter the city you will find him before he goes up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he comes, because he must bless the sacrifice; afterward those who are invited will eat. Now therefore, go up for you will find him at once."

Psalm 68:11

The Lord gives the command; The women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host:

Psalm 81:10-12

"I, the LORD, am your God, Who brought you up from the land of Egypt; Open your mouth wide and I will fill it.

Proverbs 1:24-32

"Because I called and you refused, I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

Proverbs 9:1-3

Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars;

Isaiah 30:15

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength." But you were not willing,

Isaiah 55:1-2

"Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy and eat Come, buy wine and milk Without money and without cost.

Jeremiah 6:16-17

Thus says the LORD, "Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'

Jeremiah 25:4

"And the LORD has sent to you all His servants the prophets again and again, but you have not listened nor inclined your ear to hear,

Jeremiah 35:15

"Also I have sent to you all My servants the prophets, sending them again and again, saying: 'Turn now every man from his evil way and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods to worship them Then you will dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your forefathers; but you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.

Hosea 11:2

The more they called them, The more they went from them; They kept sacrificing to the Baals And burning incense to idols.

Hosea 11:7

So My people are bent on turning from Me. Though they call them to the One on high, None at all exalts Him.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the Lord GOD! For the day of the LORD is near, For the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, He has consecrated His guests.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 10:6-7

but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 21:34

"When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

Mark 6:7-11

And He summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits;

Luke 9:1-6

And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.

Luke 13:34

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!

Luke 14:15-17

When one of those who were reclining at the table with Him heard this, he said to Him, "Blessed is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!"

Luke 15:28

"But he became angry and was not willing to go in; and his father came out and began pleading with him.

Luke 19:27

"But these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them in my presence."

John 5:40

and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.

Romans 10:21

But as for Israel He says, "ALL THE DAY LONG I HAVE STRETCHED OUT MY HANDS TO A DISOBEDIENT AND OBSTINATE PEOPLE."

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

Revelation 22:17

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come " And let the one who hears say, "Come " And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.

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