Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

2 "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3 He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come. 4 So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"'


Cross References

1 Samuel 9:13

When you come into town you can find him before he goes up to the high place to eat. For the people don't eat until he arrives, because he must bless the sacrifice and then after that those who are invited will eat. So go up right now because you can find him now."

Psalm 68:11

The Lord issues a command. Numerous are the women who announce the news:

Psalm 81:10-12

I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, open your mouth that I may fill it.

Proverbs 1:24-32

"Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention

Proverbs 9:1-3

Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out her seven pillars.

Isaiah 30:15

For this is what the LORD GOD, the Holy One of Israel, says: "In repentance and rest you will be saved; in staying calm and trusting will be your strength. But you refused.

Isaiah 55:1-2

"Come, everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters! Also, you that have no money, come, buy, and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Jeremiah 6:16-17

This is what the LORD says: "Stand beside the roads and watch. Ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is. Walk in it and find rest for yourselves. But they said, "We won't walk in it!'

Jeremiah 25:4

Again and again, the LORD sent all his servants, the prophets, to you, but you wouldn't listen or even turn your ears in my direction to hear.

Jeremiah 35:15

I've sent you all my servants, the prophets, sending them again and again. I've said, "Each of you turn from his evil behavior and make your deeds right. Don't follow other gods to serve them. Then you will remain in the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you haven't paid attention and you haven't obeyed me.

Hosea 11:2

The more I called out to them, the farther they fled from me; they sacrificed to Baals, burning incense to carved images.

Hosea 11:7

My people are determined to turn away from me; though they call to the Most High, no one is worshiping.

Zephaniah 1:7

Remain silent in the presence of the Lord GOD, because the Day of the LORD approaches, and because the LORD has prepared a sacrifice for those whom he has invited to be consecrated.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, because the kingdom from heaven is near!"

Matthew 10:6-7

Instead, go to the lost sheep of the nation of Israel.

Matthew 21:34

When harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenant farmers to collect his produce.

Matthew 23:37

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling!

Mark 6:7-11

He called the Twelve and began to send them out two by two, giving them authority over unclean spirits.

Luke 9:1-6

Jesus called the Twelve together and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you people were unwilling!

Luke 14:15-17

Now one of those eating with him heard this and told him, "How blessed is the person who will eat in the kingdom of God!"

Luke 15:28

"Then the older son became angry and wouldn't go into the house. So his father came out and began to plead with him.

Luke 19:27

But as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king bring them here and slaughter them in my presence!'"

John 5:40

But you are not willing to come to me to have life.

Acts 13:45

But when the Jewish leaders saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to object to the statements made by Paul and even to abuse him.

Romans 10:21

But about Israel he says, "All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and rebellious people."

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not ignore the one who is speaking. For if the hearers did not escape when they ignored the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we turn away from the one who is from heaven!

Revelation 22:17

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" Let everyone who hears this say, "Come!" Let everyone who is thirsty come! Let anyone who wants the water of life take it as a gift!

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