Matthew 25:3
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English Standard Version
For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them,

King James Bible
They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

American Standard Version
For the foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them:

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them:

English Revised Version
For the foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them:

Webster's Bible Translation
They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

Weymouth New Testament
For the foolish, when they took their torches, did not provide themselves with oil;

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Vincent's Word Studies

They that were foolish (αἵτινες μωραί)

Read αἱ γὰρ μωραὶ, for the foolish. The for justifies the epithet foolish in the preceding verse.

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foolish.

Matthew 23:25,26 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter...

Isaiah 48:1,2 Hear you this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah...

Isaiah 58:2 Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God...

Ezekiel 33:3 If when he sees the sword come on the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people;

2 Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you...

Revelation 3:1,15,16 And to the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things said he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars...

Cross References
Matthew 25:1
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:2
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.

Matthew 25:4
but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.

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