Luke 14:13
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New International Version
But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

New Living Translation
Instead, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.

English Standard Version
But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Berean Study Bible
But when you host a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind,

Berean Literal Bible
But when you make a feast, call the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

New American Standard Bible
"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

King James Bible
But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.

International Standard Version
Instead, when you give a banquet, make it your habit to invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.

NET Bible
But when you host an elaborate meal, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.

New Heart English Bible
But when you make a feast, ask the poor, the maimed, the lame, or the blind;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But whenever you make a reception, invite the poor, the disabled, the maimed and the blind.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the handicapped, the lame, and the blind.

New American Standard 1977
“But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

Jubilee Bible 2000
But when thou makest a banquet, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,

King James 2000 Bible
But when you give a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

American King James Version
But when you make a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

American Standard Version
But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Douay-Rheims Bible
But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, and the blind;

Darby Bible Translation
But when thou makest a feast, call poor, crippled, lame, blind:

English Revised Version
But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Webster's Bible Translation
But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Weymouth New Testament
But when you entertain, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind;

World English Bible
But when you make a feast, ask the poor, the maimed, the lame, or the blind;

Young's Literal Translation
but when thou mayest make a feast, be calling poor, maimed, lame, blind,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
14:7-14 Even in the common actions of life, Christ marks what we do, not only in our religious assemblies, but at our tables. We see in many cases, that a man's pride will bring him low, and before honour is humility. Our Saviour here teaches, that works of charity are better than works of show. But our Lord did not mean that a proud and unbelieving liberality should be rewarded, but that his precept of doing good to the poor and afflicted should be observed from love to him.
Study Bible
The Parable of the Guests
12Then Jesus said to the man who had invited Him, “When you host a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. Otherwise, they may invite you in return, and you will be repaid. 13But when you host a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind, 14and you will be blessed. Since they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”…
Cross References
Proverbs 22:9
He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Matthew 15:30
Large crowds came to Him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute, and many others, and laid them at His feet, and He healed them.

Luke 14:12
Then Jesus said to the man who had invited Him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. Otherwise, they may invite you in return, and you will be repaid.

Luke 14:14
and you will be blessed. Since they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
Treasury of Scripture

But when you make a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

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Luke 14:21 So that servant came, and showed his lord these things. Then the …

Luke 11:41 But rather give alms of such things as you have; and, behold, all …

Deuteronomy 14:29 And the Levite, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) …

Deuteronomy 16:11,14 And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you, and your son, …

Deuteronomy 26:12,13 When you have made an end of tithing all the tithes of your increase …

2 Samuel 6:19 And he dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude …

2 Chronicles 30:24 For Hezekiah king of Judah did give to the congregation a thousand …

Nehemiah 8:10,12 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, …

Job 29:13,15,16 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came on me: and I caused …

Job 31:16-20 If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the …

Proverbs 3:9,10 Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of …

Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors …

Proverbs 31:6,7 Give strong drink to him that is ready to perish, and wine to those …

Isaiah 58:7,10 Is it not to deal your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the …

Matthew 14:14-21 And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with …

Matthew 15:32-39 Then Jesus called his disciples to him, and said, I have compassion …

Matthew 22:10 So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together …

Acts 2:44,45 And all that believed were together, and had all things common…

Acts 4:34,35 Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were …

Acts 9:39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought …

Romans 12:13-16 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality…

1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, …

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, …

Titus 1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

Philemon 1:7 For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the bowels …

Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained …

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