Luke 14:7
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noticed how they would choose the best places for themselves:

New American Standard Bible
And He [began] speaking a parable to the invited guests when He noticed how they had been picking out the places of honor [at the table], saying to them,

King James Bible
And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying unto them,
Parallel Verses
New International Version
When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable:

New Living Translation
When Jesus noticed that all who had come to the dinner were trying to sit in the seats of honor near the head of the table, he gave them this advice:

English Standard Version
Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the places of honor, saying to them,

New American Standard Bible
And He began speaking a parable to the invited guests when He noticed how they had been picking out the places of honor at the table, saying to them,

King James Bible
And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying unto them,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noticed how they would choose the best places for themselves:

International Standard Version
When Jesus noticed how the guests were choosing the places of honor, he told them a parable.

NET Bible
Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. He said to them,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he told a parable to those who were invited there when he saw those who chose the places of the best seats.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jesus noticed how the guests always chose the places of honor. So he used this illustration when he spoke to them:

King James 2000 Bible
And he put forth a parable to those who were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief places; saying unto them,

American King James Version
And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying to them.

American Standard Version
And he spake a parable unto those that were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief seats; saying unto them,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke a parable also to them that were invited, marking how they chose the first seats at the table, saying to them:

Darby Bible Translation
And he spoke a parable to those that were invited, remarking how they chose out the first places, saying to them,

English Revised Version
And he spake a parable unto those which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief seats; saying unto them,

Webster's Bible Translation
And he put forth a parable to those who were invited, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying to them,

Weymouth New Testament
Then, when He noticed that the invited guests chose the best seats, He used this as an illustration and said to them,

World English Bible
He spoke a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the best seats, and said to them,

Young's Literal Translation
And he spake a simile unto those called, marking how they were choosing out the first couches, saying unto them,
Cross References
Proverbs 25:7
For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

Matthew 23:6
And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Luke 11:43
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Luke 20:46
Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 14:6
And they could not answer him again to these things.

Luke 14:5
And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day?

Luke 14:4
And they held their peace. And he took him, and healed him, and let him go;

Luke 14:8
When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;

Luke 14:9
And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.

Luke 14:10
But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.
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