GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
"While they were buying oil, the groom arrived. The bridesmaids who were ready went with him into the wedding hall, and the door was shut.
King James Bible
And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
Darby Bible Translation
But as they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and the ones that were ready went in with him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut.
World English Bible
While they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.
Young's Literal Translation
'And while they are going away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those ready went in with him to the marriage-feasts, and the door was shut;
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Library'They that were Ready'
'They that were ready went in with him to the marriage.' --MATT. xxv. 10. It is interesting to notice the variety of aspects in which, in this long discourse, Jesus sets forth His Second Coming. It is like the flood that swept away a world. It is like a thief stealing through the dark, and breaking up a house. It is like a master reckoning with his servants. These three metaphors suggest solemn, one might almost say alarming, images. But then this parable comes in and tells how that coming is like …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Traders for the Master
Parable of the Talents (Matt. , xxv. , 14-30) Compared with that of the Pounds (Luke, xix. , 12).
The Ten virgins.
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord!' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the person who does what my Father in heaven wants.
"Therefore, be alert, because you don't know on what day your Lord will return.
You realize that if a homeowner had known at what time of the night a thief was coming, he would have stayed awake. He would not have let the thief break into his house.
Therefore, you, too, must be ready because the Son of Man will return when you least expect him.
"Be ready for action, and have your lamps burning.
After the homeowner gets up and closes the door, [it's too late]. You can stand outside, knock at the door, and say, 'Sir, open the door for us!' But he will answer you, 'I don't know who you are.'
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.
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