'Guests' in the Bible
Now Adonijah and all his guests heard the commotion just as they had finished eating. When Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he asked, "Why is there such a noisy commotion in the city?"
All of Adonijah's guests panicked; they jumped up and rushed off their separate ways.
My guests and my servant girls consider me a stranger; I am a foreigner in their eyes.
Princesses are among your honored guests, your bride stands at your right hand, wearing jewelry made with gold from Ophir.
But they do not realize that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.
Be silent before the Lord God, for the Lord's day of judgment is almost here. The Lord has prepared a sacrificial meal; he has ritually purified his guests.
Jesus said to them, "The wedding guests cannot mourn while the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days are coming when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and then they will fast.
Although it grieved the king, because of his oath and the dinner guests he commanded it to be given.
And those slaves went out into the streets and gathered all they found, both bad and good, and the wedding hall was filled with guests.
But when the king came in to see the wedding guests, he saw a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.
Jesus said to them, "The wedding guests cannot fast while the bridegroom is with them, can they? As long as they have the bridegroom with them they do not fast.
When his daughter Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner guests. The king said to the girl, "Ask me for whatever you want and I will give it to you."
Although it grieved the king deeply, he did not want to reject her request because of his oath and his guests.
So Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?
Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. He said to them,
But Jesus said to him, "A man once gave a great banquet and invited many guests.
and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the cheaper wine when the guests are drunk. You have kept the good wine until now!"
So Peter invited them in and entertained them as guests. On the next day he got up and set out with them, and some of the brothers from Joppa accompanied him.
and Jason has welcomed them as guests! They are all acting against Caesar's decrees, saying there is another king named Jesus!"
Now in the region around that place were fields belonging to the chief official of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us hospitably as guests for three days.