New American Standard Bible
"Then he said to his slaves, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
King James Bible
Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.
Darby Bible Translation
Then he says to his bondmen, The wedding feast is ready, but those invited were not worthy;
World English Bible
"Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited weren't worthy.
Young's Literal Translation
then saith he to his servants, The marriage-feast indeed is ready, and those called were not worthy,
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'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.
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Of Gratitude for the Grace of God
And Jesus said to them, "The attendants of the bridegroom cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.
"But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.
Go therefore to the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.'
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