Matthew 9:14-15 NIV

Jesus Questioned About Fasting

9:14-17pp -- Mk 2:18-22; Lk 5:33-39

14 Then John's1 disciples came and asked him, "How is it that we and the Pharisees fast,2 but your disciples do not fast?"

References for Matthew 9:14

15 Jesus answered, "How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them?3 The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will fast.4

References for Matthew 9:15