Parallel Verses

Amplified

So go to the thoroughfares where they leave the city [where the main roads and those from the country end] and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find.

New American Standard Bible

'Go therefore to the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.'

King James Version

Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.

Holman Bible

Therefore go to where the roads exit the city and invite everyone you find to the banquet.’

International Standard Version

So go into the roads leading out of town and invite as many people as you can find to the wedding.'

A Conservative Version

Go ye therefore to the crossings of the ways, and as many as ye may find, call to the wedding festivities.

American Standard Version

Go ye therefore unto the partings of the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage feast.

An Understandable Version

Now go to the main crossroads of the highways and invite everyone you find there to the wedding reception.'

Anderson New Testament

Go, therefore, to the cross-ways, and invite to the marriage feast as many as you find.

Bible in Basic English

Go then to the cross-roads, and get all those whom you see to come to the bride-feast.

Common New Testament

Go therefore to the highways, and invite to the marriage feast as many as you find.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

go therefore into the high streets, and as many as ye find, invite to the marriage:

Darby Translation

go therefore into the thoroughfares of the highways, and as many as ye shall find invite to the wedding feast.

Godbey New Testament

Go ye therefore to crossings of the roads, and so many as you may find, invite to the marriage.

Goodspeed New Testament

So go out where the roads leave the city and invite everyone you find to the banquet.'

John Wesley New Testament

Go ye therefore into the highways, and invite whomsoever ye find to the wedding-banquet.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go ye therefore into the entrances of the highways and call as many as ye shall find to the marriage.

Julia Smith Translation

Go ye, therefore, to the passages of the ways, and as many as ye should find, call to the nuptial feast.

King James 2000

Go you therefore into the highways, and as many as you shall find, bid to the marriage.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, go out to the [places where] the roads exit the city and invite to the wedding celebration as many [people] as you find.'

Modern King James verseion

Therefore go into the exits of the highways, and as many as you shall find, invite them to the marriage.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Go ye therefore out into the highways, and as many as ye find, bid them to the marriage.'

Moffatt New Testament

So go to the byeways and invite anyone you meet to the marriage-banquet.'

Montgomery New Testament

"'So go out into the partings of the highways, and summon everybody you find there to the wedding-feast.'

NET Bible

So go into the main streets and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet.'

New Heart English Bible

Go therefore to the intersections of the highways, and as many as you may find, invite to the marriage feast.'

Noyes New Testament

Go therefore into the thoroughfares, and as many as ye find, invite to the feast.

Sawyer New Testament

Go, therefore, to the crossings of the ways, and invite all you find to the wedding.

The Emphasized Bible

Be going, therefore, into the crossways of the roads, and, as many as ye shall find, call ye into the marriage-feast.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

go therefore into the thoroughfares of the roads, and as many as ye find, invite to the banquet.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So go to the cross-roads, and invite everyone you find to the banquet.'

Webster

Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, invite to the marriage.

Weymouth New Testament

Go out therefore to the crossroads, and everybody you meet invite to the wedding.'

Williams New Testament

So go out to the country crossroads and invite everybody you find to my wedding reception.'

World English Bible

Go therefore to the intersections of the highways, and as many as you may find, invite to the marriage feast.'

Worrell New Testament

go, therefore, to the outlets of the highways; and as many as ye find, invite to the marriage feast.'

Worsley New Testament

go therefore into the public streets, and as many as ye meet with invite to the wedding.

Youngs Literal Translation

be going, then, on to the cross-ways, and as many as ye may find, call ye to the marriage-feasts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go ye
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the highways
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

and

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

as many
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

ye shall find
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

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

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

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Images Matthew 22:9

Prayers for Matthew 22:9

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration

8 Then he said to his servants, The wedding [feast] is prepared, but those invited were not worthy. 9 So go to the thoroughfares where they leave the city [where the main roads and those from the country end] and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find. 10 And those servants went out on the crossroads and got together as many as they found, both bad and good, so [the room in which] the wedding feast [was held] was filled with guests.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:20-23

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the markets;

Proverbs 8:1-5

Does not skillful and godly Wisdom cry out, and understanding raise her voice [in contrast to the loose woman]?

Proverbs 9:4-6

Whoever is simple (easily led astray and wavering), let him turn in here! As for him who lacks understanding, [God's] Wisdom says to him,

Isaiah 55:1-3

Wait and listen, everyone who is thirsty! Come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Yes, come, buy [priceless, spiritual] wine and milk without money and without price [simply for the self-surrender that accepts the blessing].

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found [claiming Him by necessity and by right]; call upon Him while He is near.

Ezekiel 21:21

For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the fork of the two ways, to use divination. He shakes the arrows to and fro, he consults the teraphim (household gods), he looks at the liver.

Mark 16:15-16

And He said to them, Go into all the world and preach and publish openly the good news (the Gospel) to every creature [of the whole human race].

Luke 14:21-24

So the servant came and reported these [answers] to his master. Then the master of the house said in wrath to his servant, Go quickly into the great streets and the small streets of the city and bring in here the poor and the disabled and the blind and the lame.

Luke 24:47

And that repentance [with a view to and as the condition of] forgiveness of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 13:47

For so the Lord has charged us, saying, I have set you to be a light for the Gentiles (the heathen), that you may bring [eternal] salvation to the uttermost parts of the earth.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, though I am the very least of all the saints (God's consecrated people), this grace (favor, privilege) was granted and graciously entrusted: to proclaim to the Gentiles the unending (boundless, fathomless, incalculable, and exhaustless) riches of Christ [wealth which no human being could have searched out],

Revelation 22:17

The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost.

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