Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The foolish said to the prudent, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’

King James Version

And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

Holman Bible

But the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’

International Standard Version

"But the foolish ones told the wise, "Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out!'

A Conservative Version

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us from your olive oil, because our lamps are going out.

American Standard Version

And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are going out.

Amplified

But the foolish virgins said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’

An Understandable Version

The foolish ones said to the sensible ones, 'Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.'

Anderson New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out.

Bible in Basic English

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lights are going out.

Common New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the foolish said to the wise, give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out.

Darby Translation

And the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our torches are going out.

Godbey New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are going out.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

John Wesley New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

Julia Smith Translation

And the foolish said to the discerning, Give us of your oil; for our lights are quenched.

King James 2000

And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the foolish ones said to the wise ones, 'Give us [some] of your olive oil, because our lamps are going out!'

Modern King James verseion

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us some of your oil, for our lamps have gone out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the foolish said to the wise, 'Give us of your oil, for our lamps go out.'

Moffatt New Testament

The stupid said to the sensible, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Montgomery New Testament

"and the foolish said to the wise, "'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

NET Bible

The foolish ones said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.'

New Heart English Bible

The foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Noyes New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out.

Sawyer New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil, for our lamps have gone out.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the foolish, unto the prudent, said - Give us of your oil, because, our torches, are going out.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the foolish said to the provident, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the foolish said to the prudent 'Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.'

Webster

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil: for our lamps are gone out.

Weymouth New Testament

"'Give us some of your oil,' said the foolish ones to the wise, 'for our torches are going out.'

Williams New Testament

And the thoughtless ones said to the thoughtful ones, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

World English Bible

The foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

Worrell New Testament

And the foolish said to the wise, 'Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out.'

Worsley New Testament

and the foolish ones said to the wise, Give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out;

Interlinear

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

the foolish
μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

unto the wise
φρόνιμος 
Phronimos 
Usage: 5

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

oil
ἔλαιον 
Elaion 
oil
Usage: 5

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

λαμπάς 
Lampas 
Usage: 4

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Virgins

7 Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps. 8 The foolish said to the prudent, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’ 9 But the prudent answered, ‘No, there will not be enough for us and you too; go instead to the dealers and buy some for yourselves.’


Cross References

Luke 12:35

Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.

Job 8:13-14

“So are the paths of all who forget God;
And the hope of the godless will perish,

Job 18:5

“Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out,
And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 21:17

“How often is the lamp of the wicked put out,
Or does their calamity fall on them?
Does God apportion destruction in His anger?

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices,
But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother,
His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

Matthew 3:9

and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Matthew 13:20-21

The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;

Luke 8:18

So take care how you listen; for whoever has, to him more shall be given; and whoever does not have, even what he thinks he has shall be taken away from him.”

Luke 16:24

And he cried out and said, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.’

Acts 8:24

But Simon answered and said, “Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me.”

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I will cause those of the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and make them know that I have loved you.

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