Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For the foolish, when they took their lights, took no oil with them.

New American Standard Bible

For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them,

King James Version

They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Holman Bible

When the foolish took their lamps, they didn’t take olive oil with them.

International Standard Version

because when the foolish ones took their lamps, they didn't take any oil with them.

A Conservative Version

foolish women, who, having taken their lamps, took no olive oil with them.

American Standard Version

For the foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them:

Amplified

For when the foolish took their lamps, they did not take any [extra] oil with them,

An Understandable Version

The foolish ones did not take enough olive oil for their lamps with them,

Anderson New Testament

Those who were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Common New Testament

For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them;

Daniel Mace New Testament

they that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Darby Translation

They that were foolish took their torches and did not take oil with them;

Godbey New Testament

For the foolish, taking their lamps, took no oil with themselves:

Goodspeed New Testament

For the foolish ones brought their lamps but brought no oil with them,

John Wesley New Testament

They that were foolish, taking their lamps, took not oil with them.

Julia Smith Translation

Those foolish having taken their lanterns, took no oil with them.

King James 2000

They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [when] the foolish ones took their lamps, they did not take olive oil with them.

Modern King James verseion

The foolish ones took their lamps, but took no oil with them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The foolish took their lamps, but took none oil with them.

Moffatt New Testament

For although the stupid took their lamps, they took no oil with them,

Montgomery New Testament

The foolish took their lamps, but took no oil with them;

NET Bible

When the foolish ones took their lamps, they did not take extra olive oil with them.

New Heart English Bible

For the foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,

Noyes New Testament

For the foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them.

Sawyer New Testament

The foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them;

The Emphasized Bible

For, the foolish - though they took, their torches, took not with them, oil:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Those who were taking their lamps, took no oil with them:

Twentieth Century New Testament

The foolish ones took their lamps, but took no oil with them;

Webster

They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Weymouth New Testament

For the foolish, when they took their torches, did not provide themselves with oil;

Williams New Testament

for the thoughtless ones took their lamps but took no oil with them.

World English Bible

Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,

Worrell New Testament

for the foolish, taking their lamps, did not take oil with them;

Worsley New Testament

The foolish ones took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Youngs Literal Translation

they who were foolish having taken their lamps, did not take with themselves oil;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

λαμπάς 
Lampas 
Usage: 4

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

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

oil
ἔλαιον 
Elaion 
oil
Usage: 5

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

2 And five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For the foolish, when they took their lights, took no oil with them. 4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lights.


Cross References

Isaiah 48:1-2

Give ear to this, O family of Jacob, you who are named by the name of Israel, and have come out of the body of Judah; who take oaths by the name of the Lord, and make use of the name of the God of Israel, but not truly and not in good faith.

Isaiah 58:2

Though they make prayer to me every day, and take pleasure in the knowledge of my ways: like a nation which has done righteousness, and has not given up the rules of their God, they make requests to me for the right orders, it is their delight to come near to God.

Ezekiel 33:3

If, when he sees the sword coming on the land, by sounding the horn he gives the people news of their danger;

Matthew 23:25-26

A curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the plate, but inside they are full of violent behaviour and uncontrolled desire.

2 Timothy 3:5

Having a form of religion, but turning their backs on the power of it: go not with these.

Hebrews 12:15

Looking with care to see that no man among you in his behaviour comes short of the grace of God; for fear that some bitter root may come up to be a trouble to you, and that some of you may be made unclean by it;

Revelation 3:1

And to the angel of the church in Sardis say: These things says he who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: I have knowledge of your works, that you seem to be living but are dead.

Revelation 3:15-16

I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.

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