Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep.

King James Version

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Holman Bible

Since the groom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

International Standard Version

Since the groom was late, all of them became sleepy and lay down.

A Conservative Version

Now while the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

American Standard Version

Now while the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Amplified

Now while the bridegroom was delayed, they all began to nod off, and they fell asleep.

An Understandable Version

Now when the [bride and] groom were late [in arriving], the bridesmaids all got drowsy and fell asleep.

Anderson New Testament

While the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

Bible in Basic English

Now the husband was a long time in coming, and they all went to sleep.

Common New Testament

While the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

Daniel Mace New Testament

while the bridegroom tarried, they were drowsy and slept.

Darby Translation

Now the bridegroom tarrying, they all grew heavy and slept.

Godbey New Testament

But the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and slept.

Goodspeed New Testament

As the bridegroom was slow in coming, they all grew drowsy and fell asleep.

John Wesley New Testament

While the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

Julia Smith Translation

And the bridegroom delaying, they all slumbered and slept.

King James 2000

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [when] the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Modern King James verseion

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While the bridegroom tarried, all slumbered and slept.

Moffatt New Testament

As the bridegroom was long of coming, they all grew drowsy and went to sleep.

Montgomery New Testament

Now because the bridegroom tarried, they all fell to nodding and went on sleeping.

NET Bible

When the bridegroom was delayed a long time, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

New Heart English Bible

Now while the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

Noyes New Testament

And as the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Sawyer New Testament

And while the bridegroom delayed, all slumbered and slept;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the bridegroom, delaying, they all became drowsy, and were sleeping.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But as the bridegroom stayed long, they all slumbered and slept.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As the bridegroom was late in coming, they all became drowsy, and slept.

Webster

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Weymouth New Testament

The bridegroom was a long time in coming, so that meanwhile they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Williams New Testament

While the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and dropped off to sleep.

World English Bible

Now while the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

Worrell New Testament

Now, the bridegroom tarrying, they all became drowsy, and were sleeping;

Worsley New Testament

Now while the bridegroom stayed, they were all drowsy and fell asleep:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and were sleeping,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

νυμφίος 
Numphios 
Usage: 5

χρονίζω 
Chronizo 
Usage: 2

νυστάζω 
Nustazo 
Usage: 1

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

νυστάζω 
Nustazo 
Usage: 1

and

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

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

4 but the prudent took oil in flasks along with their lamps. 5 Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep. 6 But at midnight there was a shout, ‘Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’


Cross References

Matthew 24:48

But if that evil slave says in his heart, ‘My master is not coming for a long time,’

Matthew 25:19

“Now after a long time the master of those slaves *came and *settled accounts with them.

Song of Songs 3:1

On my bed night after night I sought him
Whom my soul loves;
I sought him but did not find him.

Song of Songs 5:2

I was asleep but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is drenched with dew,
My locks with the damp of the night.’

Jonah 1:5-6

Then the sailors became afraid and every man cried to his god, and they threw the cargo which was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone below into the hold of the ship, lain down and fallen sound asleep.

Habakkuk 2:3

“For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay.

Matthew 26:40

And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?

Matthew 26:43

Again He came and found them sleeping, for their eyes were heavy.

Mark 14:37-38

And He *came and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master will be a long time in coming,’ and begins to beat the slaves, both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk;

Luke 18:8

I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”

Luke 20:9

And He began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and rented it out to vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long time.

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says,
Awake, sleeper,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine on you.”

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

2 Peter 3:4-9

and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation.”

Revelation 2:25

Nevertheless what you have, hold fast until I come.

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