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1 And Jesus answering, again spake to them in similes, saying, 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying:
2 `The reign of the heavens was likened to a man, a king, who made marriage-feasts for his son, 2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.
3 and he sent forth his servants to call those having been called to the marriage-feasts, and they were not willing to come. 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come.
4 `Again he sent forth other servants, saying, Say to those who have been called: Lo, my dinner I prepared, my oxen and the fatlings have been killed, and all things [are] ready, come ye to the marriage-feasts; 4 "Then he sent some more servants and said, 'Tell those who have been invited that I have prepared my dinner: My oxen and fattened cattle have been butchered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding banquet.'
5 and they, having disregarded [it], went away, the one to his own field, and the other to his merchandise; 5 "But they paid no attention and went off--one to his field, another to his business.
6 and the rest, having laid hold on his servants, did insult and slay [them]. 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them.
7 `And the king having heard, was wroth, and having sent forth his soldiers, he destroyed those murderers, and their city he set on fire; 7 The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
8 then saith he to his servants, The marriage-feast indeed is ready, and those called were not worthy, 8 "Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come.
9 be going, then, on to the cross-ways, and as many as ye may find, call ye to the marriage-feasts. 9 Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.'
10 `And those servants, having gone forth to the ways, did gather all, as many as they found, both bad and good, and the marriage-feast apartment was filled with those reclining. 10 So the servants went out into the streets and gathered all the people they could find, both good and bad, and the wedding hall was filled with guests.
11 `And the king having come in to view those reclining, saw there a man not clothed with clothing of the marriage-feast, 11 "But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.
12 and he saith to him, Comrade, how didst thou come in hither, not having clothing of the marriage-feast? and he was speechless. 12 'Friend,' he asked, 'how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' The man was speechless.
13 `Then said the king to the ministrants, Having bound his feet and hands, take him up and cast forth to the outer darkness, there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of the teeth; 13 "Then the king told the attendants, 'Tie him hand and foot, and throw him outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
14 for many are called, and few chosen.' 14 "For many are invited, but few are chosen."
15 Then the Pharisees having gone, took counsel how they might ensnare him in words, 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words.
16 and they send to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, `Teacher, we have known that thou art true, and the way of God in truth thou dost teach, and thou art not caring for any one, for thou dost not look to the face of men; 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. "Teacher," they said, "we know you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren't swayed by men, because you pay no attention to who they are.
17 tell us, therefore, what dost thou think? is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?' 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
18 And Jesus having known their wickedness, said, `Why me do ye tempt, hypocrites? 18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?
19 show me the tribute-coin?' and they brought to him a denary; 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius,
20 and he saith to them, `Whose [is] this image and the inscription?' 20 and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?"
21 they say to him, `Caesar's;' then saith he to them, `Render therefore the things of Caesar to Caesar, and the things of God to God;' 21 "Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's."
22 and having heard they wondered, and having left him they went away. 22 When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away.
23 In that day there came near to him Sadducees, who are saying there is not a rising again, and they questioned him, saying, 23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question.
24 `Teacher, Moses said, If any one may die not having children, his brother shall marry his wife, and shall raise up seed to his brother. 24 "Teacher," they said, "Moses told us that if a man dies without having children, his brother must marry the widow and have children for him.
25 `And there were with us seven brothers, and the first having married did die, and not having seed, he left his wife to his brother; 25 Now there were seven brothers among us. The first one married and died, and since he had no children, he left his wife to his brother.
26 in like manner also the second, and the third, unto the seventh, 26 The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh.
27 and last of all died also the woman; 27 Finally, the woman died.
28 therefore in the rising again, of which of the seven shall she be wife -- for all had her?' 28 Now then, at the resurrection, whose wife will she be of the seven, since all of them were married to her?"
29 And Jesus answering said to them, `Ye go astray, not knowing the Writings, nor the power of God; 29 Jesus replied, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God.
30 for in the rising again they do not marry, nor are they given in marriage, but are as messengers of God in heaven. 30 At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven.
31 `And concerning the rising again of the dead, did ye not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying, 31 But about the resurrection of the dead--have you not read what God said to you,
32 I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not a God of dead men, but of living.' 32 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob' ? He is not the God of the dead but of the living."
33 And having heard, the multitudes were astonished at his teaching; 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.
34 and the Pharisees, having heard that he did silence the Sadducees, were gathered together unto him; 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.
35 and one of them, a lawyer, did question, tempting him, and saying, 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
36 `Teacher, which [is] the great command in the Law?' 36 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"
37 And Jesus said to him, `Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thine understanding -- 37 Jesus replied: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'
38 this is a first and great command; 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.
39 and the second [is] like to it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself; 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
40 on these -- the two commands -- all the law and the prophets do hang.' 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."
41 And the Pharisees having been gathered together, Jesus did question them, 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
42 saying, `What do ye think concerning the Christ? of whom is he son?' They say to him, `Of David.' 42 "What do you think about the Christ ? Whose son is he?" "The son of David," they replied.
43 He saith to them, `How then doth David in the Spirit call him lord, saying, 43 He said to them, "How is it then that David, speaking by the Spirit, calls him 'Lord'? For he says,
44 The Lord said to my lord, Sit at my right hand, till I may make thine enemies thy footstool? 44 " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet." '
45 If then David doth call him lord, how is he his son?' 45 If then David calls him 'Lord,' how can he be his son?"
46 And no one was able to answer him a word, nor durst any from that day question him any more. 46 No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions.