Matthew 22:2
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English Standard Version
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son,

King James Bible
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

American Standard Version
The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king, who made a marriage for his son.

English Revised Version
The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a certain king, which made a marriage feast for his son,

Webster's Bible Translation
The kingdom of heaven is like to a certain king, who made a marriage for his son,

Weymouth New Testament
"The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "may be compared to a king who celebrated the marriage of his son,

Matthew 22:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Made a marriage (ἐποίησεν γάμους)

But the phrase refers to the marriage-feast, rather than to the marriage-ceremony. In Esther 9:22, the word is used of feasting without any reference to a marriage. Rev., a marriage-feast.

Matthew 22:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

kingdom.

Matthew 13:24,31-33,44-47 Another parable put he forth to them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man which sowed good seed in his field...

Matthew 25:1,14 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom...

which.

Matthew 25:1-13 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom...

Psalm 45:10-16 Listen, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear; forget also your own people, and your father's house...

John 3:29 He that has the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which stands and hears him...

*etc:

2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband...

Ephesians 5:24-32 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing...

Revelation 19:7-9 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife has made herself ready...

Cross References
Matthew 13:24
He put another parable before them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field,

Matthew 22:1
And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying,

Luke 12:36
and be like men who are waiting for their master to come home from the wedding feast, so that they may open the door to him at once when he comes and knocks.

Luke 14:16
But he said to him, "A man once gave a great banquet and invited many.

John 2:2
Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.

Revelation 19:7
Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his Bride has made herself ready;

Revelation 19:9
And the angel said to me, "Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb." And he said to me, "These are the true words of God."

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