Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 got up, and made ready their lights. 8 And the foolish said to the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lights are going out. 9 But the wise made answer, saying, There may not be enough for us and you; it would be better for you to go to the traders and get oil for yourselves.


Cross References

Luke 12:35

Be ready, dressed as for a journey, with your lights burning.

Job 8:13-14

So is the end of all who do not keep God in mind; and the hope of the evil-doer comes to nothing:

Job 18:5

For the light of the sinner is put out, and the flame of his fire is not shining.

Job 21:17

How frequently is the light of the evil-doers put out, or does trouble come on them? how frequently does his wrath take them with cords?

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.

Proverbs 13:9

There is a glad dawn for the upright man, but the light of the sinner will be put out.

Proverbs 20:20

If anyone puts a curse on his father or his mother, his light will be put out in the blackest night.

Matthew 3:9

And say not to yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; because I say to you that God is able from these stones to make children for Abraham.

Matthew 13:20-21

And that which went on the stones, this is he who, hearing the word, straight away takes it with joy;

Luke 8:18

So take care how you give hearing, for to him who has will be given, and from him who has not will be taken even what he seems to have.

Luke 16:24

And he gave a cry and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, so that he may put the end of his finger in water and put it on my tongue, for I am cruelly burning in this flame.

Acts 8:24

And Simon, answering, said, Make prayer for me to the Lord, so that these things which you have said may not come on me.

Hebrews 4:1

Let us then, though we still have God's word that we may come into his rest, go in fear that some of you may be unable to do so.

Revelation 3:9

See, I will make those of the Synagogue of Satan who say they are Jews, and are not, but say what is false; I will make them come and give worship before your feet, and see my love for you.

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