Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

King James Version

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Holman Bible

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

International Standard Version

"At that time, the kingdom from heaven will be comparable to ten bridesmaids who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the groom.

A Conservative Version

Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to the bridegroom's gathering.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

An Understandable Version

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be similar to ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the [bride and] groom. [Note: The picture here is that of a newly married couple returning from a festive reception to the groom's home where they continued celebrating and were welcomed by a late evening wedding party]

Anderson New Testament

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bride-groom.

Bible in Basic English

Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, the friends of the bride, who took their lights, and went out with the purpose of meeting the husband.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

The kingdom of the Messiah will then be such, as when ten virgins took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Darby Translation

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Godbey New Testament

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins, who taking their lamps, went out to meet the bridegroom.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

John Wesley New Testament

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like ten virgins, who taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Julia Smith Translation

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who having taken their lanterns, went forth to the meeting of the bridegroom.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Then the kingdom of heaven may be compared to ten virgins who took their lamps [and] went out to meet the bridegroom.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went to meet the bridegroom:

Moffatt New Testament

Then shall the Realm of heaven be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.

Montgomery New Testament

"Then will the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.

NET Bible

"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

New Heart English Bible

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Noyes New Testament

Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

Then, will the kingdom of the heavens become like unto, ten virgins, who, taking their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEN shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Williams New Testament

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

World English Bible

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Worrell New Testament

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be likened to ten virgins, who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Worsley New Testament

Then will the kingdom of heaven be like ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom: and five of them were wise,

Youngs Literal Translation

'Then shall the reign of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

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

παρθένος 
Parthenos 
Usage: 11

δέκα 
Deka 
Usage: 13

παρθένος 
Parthenos 
Usage: 11

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178


Usage: 0

λαμπάς 
Lampas 
Usage: 4

and went
ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

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

to meet
ἀπάντησις 
Apantesis 
to meet 9
Usage: 2

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

1 "Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 "Five of them were foolish, and five were prudent.


Cross References

Matthew 13:24

Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 22:2

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

Revelation 19:7

"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready."

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned for her husband.

Matthew 9:15

And Jesus said to them, "The attendants of the bridegroom cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.

Luke 12:35-36

"Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.

John 3:29

"He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice So this joy of mine has been made full.

Revelation 21:9

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and spoke with me, saying, "Come here, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb."

Psalm 45:9-11

Kings' daughters are among Your noble ladies; At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.

Psalm 45:14

She will be led to the King in embroidered work; The virgins, her companions who follow her, Will be brought to You.

Song of Songs 1:3

"Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you.

Song of Songs 5:8

"I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, As to what you will tell him: For I am lovesick."

Song of Songs 5:16-1

"His mouth is full of sweetness And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."

Song of Songs 6:8-9

"There are sixty queens and eighty concubines, And maidens without number;

Isaiah 54:5

"For your husband is your Maker, Whose name is the LORD of hosts; And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel, Who is called the God of all the earth.

Isaiah 62:4-5

It will no longer be said to you, "Forsaken," Nor to your land will it any longer be said, "Desolate"; But you will be called, "My delight is in her," And your land, "Married"; For the LORD delights in you, And to Him your land will be married.

Daniel 2:44

"In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.

Matthew 3:2

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

Matthew 5:16

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 13:31

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Matthew 13:38

and the field is the world; and as for the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one;

Matthew 13:44-45

"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea, and gathering fish of every kind;

Matthew 20:1

"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.

Matthew 24:42-51

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Mark 2:19-20

And Jesus said to them, "While the bridegroom is with them, the attendants of the bridegroom cannot fast, can they? So long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.

Luke 5:34-35

And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?

Luke 21:34-36

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

Acts 20:8

There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered together.

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.

Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

2 Timothy 4:8

in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

2 Peter 1:13-15

I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder,

2 Peter 3:12-13

looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat!

Revelation 4:5

Out from the throne come flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God;

Revelation 14:4

These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.



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