Bride-Chamber
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BRIDE-CHAMBER

brid'-cham-ber (numphon): The room in which the marriage ceremonies were held (Matthew 9:15 Mark 2:19 Luke 5:34; compare Matthew 22:10).

See CHAMBER; MARRIAGE.

BRIDE-CHAMBER, SONS (CHILDREN) OF THE

(hoi huioi tou numphonos): These were friends or companions of the bridegroom and were usually very numerous (Matthew 9:15 Mark 2:19 Luke 5:34). Any wedding guest might be included in the expression, or anyone who took part in the bridal procession and remained for the wedding-feast (see MARRIAGE). In the above passages "the sons of the bride-chamber" are the disciples of Christ.

Greek
3567. numphon -- the bridechamber
... the bridechamber. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: numphon Phonetic
Spelling: (noom-fohn') Short Definition: a bridal chamber Definition: a ...
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HymnOf the Baptized
... means of the fruit, God cast forth in sorrow:"but you He makes glad, in the
bride-chamber of joy. 13. Who would not rejoice, in your bridechamber, my brethren ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn xiii hymn of the.htm

Matthew's Feast. Discourse on Fasting.
... 15 And Jesus said unto them, ^c Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, {
^a mourn}, as long as { ^c while} the bridegroom is with them? ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/lvii matthews feast discourse on.htm

Demonstration vi. --Of Monks.
... [826] Let us observe the appointed time of the glorious bridegroom, [827]
that we may enter with Him into His bride-chamber. Let ...
/.../aphrahat/aphrahat select demonstrations/demonstration vi of monks.htm

The Secret of Gladness
... THE SECRET OF GLADNESS. 'And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the
bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?'"Mark 2:19. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the secret of gladness.htm

Matt. Ix. 9
... busy;" but He discourses to them with all gentleness, saying, "The children of the
bride-chamber cannot fast ... "Can the children of the bridechamber fast, while ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxx matt ix 9.htm

The Marriage Feast in Cana of Galilee - the Miracle that is a Sign ...
... the friends of the bridegroom,' and the children of the bride-chamber.' All around ...
guests bore the general name of children of the bridechamber' (bené Chuppah ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter iv the marriage feast.htm

The Story of the Baptist, from his Last Testimony to Jesus to his ...
... Was it not, then, inconsistent on the part of John's disciples to expect the sons
of the bride-chamber' to fast, so long as the Bridegroom was with them? ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxviii the story of.htm

B. The Second Period. Chs. 5:1 to 6:11
... likewise also the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink.34 And Jesus
said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the ...
/.../erdman/the gospel of luke an exposition/b the second period chs.htm

The Synoptic Gospels
... Can the children of the bride- chamber fast while the bridegroom is with them?
As long as they have the bridegroom with them they cannot fast. ...
/.../denney/the death of christ/chapter 1 the synoptic gospels.htm

Jesus Christ, the Divine Teacher of Prayer
... and drink? And he said unto them, Can ye make the children of the
bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? But the ...
/.../bounds/the reality of prayer/v jesus christ the divine.htm

Thesaurus
Bridechamber (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The nuptial apartment. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. CHILDREN OF THE BRIDECHAMBER. See BRIDE-CHAMBER, SONS. ...
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Bride-chamber (3 Occurrences)
Bride-chamber. Bridechamber, Bride-chamber. Bride-feast . Int. ... (ASV WBS YLT).
Bridechamber, Bride-chamber. Bride-feast . Reference Bible.
/b/bride-chamber.htm - 8k

Sons (2429 Occurrences)
... 2:19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the sons of the bridechamber fast, while ... 34 And
Jesus said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while ...
/s/sons.htm - 65k

Bride-feast (4 Occurrences)
Bride-feast. Bride-chamber, Bride-feast. Bridegroom . Multi-Version Concordance ...
(BBE). Bride-chamber, Bride-feast. Bridegroom . Reference Bible.
/b/bride-feast.htm - 7k

Bride-bed (2 Occurrences)
Bride-bed. Bride, Bride-bed. Bridechamber . Multi-Version Concordance
Bride-bed (2 Occurrences). ... (BBE). Bride, Bride-bed. Bridechamber . Reference
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Closet (3 Occurrences)
... from chaphah, "to cover," was probably originally the name of the tent specially
set apart for the bride, and later (Joel 2:16) used for the bride'schamber. ...
/c/closet.htm - 9k

Children
... T. Witton Davies. CHILDREN OF THE BRIDECHAMBER. See BRIDE-CHAMBER, SONS. EDEN, CHILDREN
OF. See CHILDREN OF EDEN. GOD, CHILDREN OF. See CHILDREN OF GOD. ...
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Able (730 Occurrences)
... (DBY YLT). Mark 2:19 And Jesus said to them, 'Are the sons of the
bride-chamber able, while the bridegroom is with them, to fast? ...
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Abstinence (2 Occurrences)
... He says fasting, as a recognized sign of mourning, would be inconsistent with the
joy which "the sons of the bridechamber" naturally feel while "the bridegroom ...
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Concordance
Bride-chamber (3 Occurrences)

Matthew 9:15
And Jesus said to them, Can the children of the bride-chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then they will fast.
(WBS YLT)

Mark 2:19
And Jesus said to them, Can the sons of the bride-chamber fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them they cannot fast.
(DBY WBS YLT)

Luke 5:34
And Jesus said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?
(ASV WBS YLT)

Subtopics

Bride-Chamber

Related Terms

Bride-chamber (3 Occurrences)

Sons (2429 Occurrences)

Bride-feast (4 Occurrences)

Bride-bed (2 Occurrences)

Closet (3 Occurrences)

Children

Able (730 Occurrences)

Abstinence (2 Occurrences)

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