Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 wise took oil in their vessels with their lights. 5 Now the husband was a long time in coming, and they all went to sleep. 6 But in the middle of the night there is a cry, The husband comes! Go out to him.


Cross References

Matthew 24:48

But if that evil servant says in his heart, My lord is a long time in coming;

Matthew 25:19

Now after a long time the lord of those servants comes, and makes up his account with them.

Song of Songs 3:1

By night on my bed I was looking for him who is the love of my soul: I was looking for him, but I did not see him.

Song of Songs 5:2

I am sleeping, but my heart is awake; it is the sound of my loved one at the door, saying, Be open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my very beautiful one; my head is wet with dew, and my hair with the drops of the night.

Jonah 1:5-6

Then the sailors were full of fear, every man crying to his god; and the goods in the ship were dropped out into the sea to make the weight less. But Jonah had gone down into the inmost part of the ship where he was stretched out in a deep sleep.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is still for the fixed time, and it is moving quickly to the end, and it will not be false: even if it is slow in coming, go on waiting for it; because it will certainly come, it will not be kept back.

Matthew 26:40

And he comes to the disciples, and sees that they are sleeping, and says to Peter, What, were you not able to keep watch with me one hour?

Matthew 26:43

And he came again and saw them sleeping, for their eyes were tired.

Mark 14:37-38

And he came, and saw them sleeping, and said to Peter, Simon, are you sleeping? were you not able to keep watch one hour?

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says to himself, My lord is a long time coming; and goes about giving blows to the men-servants and the women-servants, feasting and taking overmuch wine;

Luke 18:8

I say to you that he will quickly do right in their cause. But when the Son of man comes, will there be any faith on earth?

Luke 20:9

And he gave the people this story: A man made a vine-garden and gave the use of it to some field-workers and went into another country for a long time.

Romans 13:11

See then that the time has come for you to be awake from sleep: for now is your salvation nearer than when you first had faith.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason he says, Be awake, you who are sleeping, and come up from among the dead, and Christ will be your light.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

So then, let us not take our rest as the others do, but let us be self-controlled and awake.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For, having done what was right in God's eyes, you have need of waiting before his word has effect for you.

1 Peter 5:8

Be serious and keep watch; the Evil One, who is against you, goes about like a lion with open mouth in search of food;

2 Peter 3:4-9

Saying, Where is the hope of his coming? From the death of the fathers till now everything has gone on as it was from the making of the world.

Revelation 2:25

But what you have, keep safe till I come.

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