GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
"The kingdom of heaven is like a king who planned a wedding for his son.
King James Bible
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,
Darby Bible Translation
The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son,
World English Bible
"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,
Young's Literal Translation
'The reign of the heavens was likened to a man, a king, who made marriage-feasts for his son,
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LibraryTwo Ways of Despising God's Feast
'And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3. And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. 4. Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. 6. But they made light of it, and went their …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxii. 42, Where the Lord Asks the Jews Whose Son they Said David Was.
Love Thy Neighbour
Of Gratitude for the Grace of God
Jesus used another illustration. He said, "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who planted good seed in his field.
Again Jesus used stories as illustrations when he spoke to them. He said,
Be like servants waiting to open the door at their master's knock when he returns from a wedding.
Jesus said to him, "A man gave a large banquet and invited many people.
Jesus and his disciples had been invited too.
Let us rejoice, be happy, and give him glory because it's time for the marriage of the lamb. His bride has made herself ready.
Then the angel said to me, "Write this: 'Blessed are those who are invited to the lamb's wedding banquet.' " He also told me, "These are the true words of God."
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