Luke 14:21
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New International Version
"The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.'

King James Bible
So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.

Darby Bible Translation
And the bondman came up and brought back word of these things to his lord. Then the master of the house, in anger, said to his bondman, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring here the poor and crippled and lame and blind.

World English Bible
"That servant came, and told his lord these things. Then the master of the house, being angry, said to his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in the poor, maimed, blind, and lame.'

Young's Literal Translation
'And that servant having come, told to his lord these things, then the master of the house, having been angry, said to his servant, Go forth quickly to the broad places and lanes of the city, and the poor, and maimed, and lame, and blind, bring in hither.

Luke 14:21 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Sent his servant - Messengers are sent to invite the guests to a Hindoo feast; when not only relations, but all persons of the same division of caste in the neighborhood, are invited. A refusal to attend is considered as a great affront.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and shewed.

Luke 9:10 And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them...

1 Samuel 25:12 So David's young men turned their way, and went again, and came and told him all those sayings.

Matthew 15:12 Then came his disciples, and said to him, Know you that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?

Matthew 18:31 So when his fellow servants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told to their lord all that was done.

Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account...

being.

Luke 14:24 For I say to you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.

Psalm 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little...

Matthew 22:7,8 But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city...

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord...

Hebrews 12:25,26 See that you refuse not him that speaks. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke on earth, much more shall not we escape...

Revelation 15:1 And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels having the seven last plagues...

*etc:

Revelation 19:15 And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron...

Go.

Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Proverbs 1:20-25 Wisdom cries without; she utters her voice in the streets...

Proverbs 8:2-4 She stands in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths...

Proverbs 9:3-4 She has sent forth her maidens: she cries on the highest places of the city...

Jeremiah 5:1 Run you to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if you can find a man...

Zechariah 11:7,11 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took to me two staves; the one I called Beauty...

Matthew 21:28-31 But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard...

John 4:39-42 And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did...

John 7:47-49 Then answered them the Pharisees, Are you also deceived...

John 9:39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.

Acts 8:4-7 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word...

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...

Revelation 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is thirsty come. And whoever will...

the poor.

Luke 14:13 But when you make a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:

Luke 7:22,23 Then Jesus answering said to them, Go your way, and tell John what things you have seen and heard; how that the blind see...

1 Samuel 2:8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes...

Psalm 113:7,8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the dunghill...

Matthew 11:5,28 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up...

the halt.

Psalm 38:7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in my flesh.

Isaiah 33:23 Your tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail...

Isaiah 35:6 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out...

Library
October 26. "Go Out into the Highways and Compel them to Come In" (Luke xiv. 23).
"Go out into the highways and compel them to come in" (Luke xiv. 23). In the great parable in the fourteenth chapter of Luke, giving an account of the great supper an ancient lord prepared for his friends and neighbors, and to which, when they asked to be excused, he invited the halt and the lame from the city slums and the lepers from outside the gate, there is a significant picture and object lesson of the program of Christianity in this age. In the first place, it is obvious to every thoughtful
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Lessons of a Feast
'And it came to pass, as He went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath day, that they watched Him. 2. And, behold, there was a certain man before Him which had the dropsy. 3. And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath day? 4. And they held their peace. And He took him, and healed him, and let him go; 5. And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cost of Discipleship must be Counted.
(Probably Peræa.) ^C Luke XIV. 25-35. ^c 25 Now there went with him great multitudes [he had hitherto spent but little time in Peræa, and the people were availing themselves of this opportunity to see and hear him]: and he turned, and said unto them, 26 If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. ["Hateth," as used here, is an example of phenomenal speech,
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Increasing Progression of Enthusiasm and of Exaltation.
It is clear that such a religious society, founded solely on the expectation of the kingdom of God, must be in itself very incomplete. The first Christian generation lived almost entirely upon expectations and dreams. On the eve of seeing the world come to an end, they regarded as useless everything which only served to prolong it. Possession of property was interdicted.[1] Everything which attaches man to earth, everything which draws him aside from heaven, was to be avoided. Although several of
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus

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