Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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

παρθένος 
Parthenos 
Usage: 11

ten
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 "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. 2 Now five of them were foolish, and five were wise,


Cross References

Matthew 13:24

He presented another parable to them: "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 22:2

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

Revelation 19:7

Let us rejoice, be glad, and give him glory, because the marriage of the lamb has come and his bride has made herself ready.

Revelation 21:2

I also saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.

Matthew 9:15

Jesus asked them, "The wedding guests can't mourn as long as the groom is with them, can they? But the time will come when the groom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast."

Luke 12:35-36

"You must keep your belts fastened and your lamps burning.

John 3:29

It is the bridegroom who gets the bride, yet the bridegroom's friend, who merely stands by and listens for him, is overjoyed to hear the bridegroom's voice. That's why this joy of mine is now complete.

Revelation 21:9

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came to me and said, "Come! I will show you the bride, the wife of the lamb."

Psalm 45:9-11

The king's daughters are among your honorable women; the queen, dressed in gold from Ophir, has taken her place at your right hand."

Psalm 45:14

In embroidered garments she is presented to the king. Her virgin companions who follow her train will be presented to you.

Song of Songs 1:3

The fragrance of your perfumed oil is wonderful. Your name is perfume poured out. Therefore the young women love you.

Song of Songs 5:8

I charge you, young women of Jerusalem, "If you find my beloved, what are you to tell him? Tell him that I'm weak with love."

Song of Songs 5:16-1

His mouth is sweetness, and all of him is desirable. This is my beloved, this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem!

Song of Songs 6:8-9

There are sixty queens and eighty mistresses, and too many young women to count,

Isaiah 54:5

For your Maker is your husband; the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name, and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of the whole earth.

Isaiah 62:4-5

And you'll no longer be called "Deserted,' and your land will no longer be called "Desolate'; but people will call you "Hephzibah,' and your land "Beulah' for the LORD will take delight in you, and your land will be married."

Daniel 2:44

"During the reigns of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor its sovereignty left in the hands of another people. It will shatter and crush all of these kingdoms, and it will stand forever.

Matthew 3:2

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

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 13:31

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom from heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and planted in his field.

Matthew 13:38

while the field is the world. The good seed are those who belong to the kingdom, while the weeds are those who belong to the evil one.

Matthew 13:44-45

"The kingdom from heaven is like treasure hidden in a field that a man found and hid. In his excitement he went and sold everything he had and bought that field."

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom from heaven is like a large net thrown into the sea that gathered all kinds of fish.

Matthew 20:1

"The kingdom from heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard.

Matthew 24:42-51

"So keep on watching, because you don't know on what day your Lord is coming.

Mark 2:19-20

Jesus replied, "The wedding guests can't fast while the groom is with them, can they? As long as they have the groom with them, they can't fast.

Luke 5:34-35

But Jesus told them, "You can't force the wedding guests to fast while the groom is still with them, can you?

Luke 21:34-36

"Constantly be on your guard so that your hearts will not be loaded down with self-indulgence, drunkenness, and the worries of this life, or that day will take you by surprise

Acts 20:8

Now there were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting.

1 Corinthians 11:2

I praise you for remembering everything I told you and for holding to the traditions that I passed on to you.

2 Corinthians 11:2

I am jealous of you with God's own jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to the Messiah.

Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands, love your wives as the Messiah loved the church and gave himself for it,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

2 Timothy 4:8

The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.

Titus 2:13

as we wait for the blessed hope and glorious appearance of our great God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

2 Peter 1:13-15

Yet I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I am living in this bodily tent,

2 Peter 3:12-13

as you look forward to and hasten the coming of the day of God, when the heavens will be set ablaze and dissolved and the elements will melt with fire.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning, noises, and peals of thunder came from the throne. Burning in front of the throne were seven flaming torches, which are the seven spirits of God.

Revelation 14:4

They have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins, and they follow the lamb wherever he goes. They have been redeemed from among humanity as the first fruits for God and the lamb.

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