New American Standard Bible
"But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.
King James Bible
But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
Darby Bible Translation
And when the king heard of it he was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
World English Bible
When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
Young's Literal Translation
'And the king having heard, was wroth, and having sent forth his soldiers, he destroyed those murderers, and their city he set on fire;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But when the king heard ... - This doubtless refers to the Jews and to Jerusalem. They were murderers, having slain the prophets; and God was about to send forth the armies of the Romans under his providential direction, and to burn up their city. See the notes at Matthew 24.
Wroth - Angry; displeased.
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
and the rest seized his slaves and mistreated them and killed them.
"Then he said to his slaves, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
"But these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them in my presence."
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