Matthew 22:1-14 - The Parable Of The Wedding Celebration
1 And Jesus spoke to them again in figures, and said, 2 "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a king, who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3 And he sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the banquet, and they would not come. 4 He sent other slaves a second time, and said to them, 'Tell those who have been asked, "Here I have my banquet all ready, my bullocks and fat cattle are killed, and everything is ready. Come to the banquet!" '
5 But they took no notice of it, and went off, one to his estate, and another to his business, 6 and the rest seized his slaves, and ill treated them and killed them. 7 This made the king angry, and he sent his troops and put those murderers to death and burned their city.
8 Then he said to his slaves, 'The banquet is ready, but those who were invited have proved unworthy of it. 9 So go out where the roads leave the city and invite everyone you find to the banquet.' 10 So his slaves went out on the roads, and got together all the people they could find, good or bad, and the hall was filled with guests. 11 But when the king came in to view the guests, he saw among them a man who did not have on wedding clothes. 12 And he said to him, 'My friend, how did you happen to come here without wedding clothes?' But he had nothing to say.
13 Then the king said to his attendants, 'Bind him hand and foot and throw him out into the darkness, there to weep and grind his teeth.'
14 For many are invited but few chosen."