New Living Translation
but the other five were wise enough to take along extra oil.
King James Bible
But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Darby Bible Translation
but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their torches.
World English Bible
but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Young's Literal Translation
and the prudent took oil in their vessels, with their lamps.
Matthew 25:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:4 The wise took oil in their vessels - Love in their hearts. And they daily sought a fresh supply of spiritual strength, till their faith was made perfect.
LibraryThe King on his Judgment Throne
'When the Son of Man shall come in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His glory: 32. And before Him shall be gathered all nations: and He shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats: 33. And He shall set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. 34. Then shall the King say unto them on His right hand, Come, ye blessed of My Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxv. 1, "Then Shall the Kingdom of Heaven be Likened unto Ten virgins. "
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxv. 24, Etc. , Where the Slothful Servant who Would not Put Out the Talent He had Received, is Condemned.
The Two Talents
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
"Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
The five who were foolish didn't take enough olive oil for their lamps,
When the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
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