Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

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

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

his

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

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Fausets

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Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

2 The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son, 3 and sent his bondmen to call the persons invited to the wedding feast, and they would not come. 4 Again he sent other bondmen, saying, Say to the persons invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fatted beasts are killed, and all things ready; come to the wedding feast.


Cross References

1 Samuel 9:13

As soon as ye come into the city, ye shall straightway find him, before he goes up to the high place to eat; for the people eat not until he has come, because he blesses the sacrifice; afterwards they eat that are invited. And now go up; for this very day shall ye find him.

Psalm 68:11

The Lord gives the word: great the host of the publishers.

Psalm 81:10-12

I am Jehovah thy God, that brought thee up out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

Proverbs 1:24-32

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;

Proverbs 9:1-3

Wisdom hath built her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars;

Isaiah 30:15

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest shall ye be saved, in quietness and confidence shall be your strength; but ye would not.

Isaiah 55:1-2

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters; and he that hath no money, come ye, buy, and eat: yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price!

Jeremiah 6:16-17

Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Jeremiah 25:4

And Jehovah hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending; but ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear,

Jeremiah 35:15

And I have sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them; and ye shall dwell in the land that I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear nor hearkened unto me.

Hosea 11:2

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.

Hosea 11:7

Yea, my people are bent upon backsliding from me: though they call them to the Most High, none at all exalteth him.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Jehovah; for the day of Jehovah is at hand; for Jehovah hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath hallowed his guests.

Matthew 3:2

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Matthew 10:6-7

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

Matthew 21:34

But when the time of fruit drew near, he sent his bondmen to the husbandmen to receive his fruits.

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Mark 6:7-11

And he calls the twelve to him; and he began to send them out two and two, and gave to them power over the unclean spirits;

Luke 9:1-6

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

Luke 13:34

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen her brood under her wings, and ye would not.

Luke 14:15-17

And one of those that were lying at table with them, hearing these things, said to him, Blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.

Luke 15:28

But he became angry and would not go in. And his father went out and besought him.

Luke 19:27

Moreover those mine enemies, who would not have me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them before me.

John 5:40

and ye will not come to me that ye might have life.

Acts 13:45

But the Jews, seeing the crowds, were filled with envy, and contradicted the things said by Paul, contradicting and speaking injuriously.

Romans 10:21

But unto Israel he says, All the day long I have stretched out my hands unto a people disobeying and opposing.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him that speaks. For if those did not escape who had refused him who uttered the oracles on earth, much more we who turn away from him who does so from heaven:

Revelation 22:17

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is athirst come; he that will, let him take the water of life freely.

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