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1 And Jesus answering spoke to them again in parables, saying, 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying:
2 The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son, 2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.
3 and sent his bondmen to call the persons invited to the wedding feast, and they would not 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 other bondmen, saying, Say to the persons invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fatted beasts are killed, and all things ready; come to the wedding feast. 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 But they made light of it, and went, one to his own land, and another to his commerce. 5 "But they paid no attention and went off--one to his field, another to his business.
6 And the rest, laying hold of his bondmen, ill-treated and slew [them]. 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them.
7 And [when] the king [heard of it he] was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city. 7 The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
8 Then he says to his bondmen, The wedding feast is ready, but those invited 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 go therefore into the thoroughfares of the highways, and as many as ye shall find invite to the wedding feast. 9 Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.'
10 And those bondmen went out into the highways, and brought together all as many as they found, both evil and good; and the wedding feast was furnished with guests. 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 gone in to see the guests, beheld there a man not clothed with a wedding garment. 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 says to him, [My] friend, how camest thou in here not having on a wedding garment? But 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 servants, Bind him feet and hands, and take him away, and cast him out into the outer darkness: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of 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 ones, but few chosen ones. 14 "For many are invited, but few are chosen."
15 Then went the Pharisees and held a council how they might ensnare him in speaking. 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words.
16 And they send out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou art true and teachest the way of God in truth, and carest not for any one, for thou regardest not men's person; 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 thou thinkest: 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 But Jesus, knowing their wickedness, said, Why tempt ye me, hypocrites? 18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?
19 Shew me the money of the tribute. And they presented to him a denarius. 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius,
20 And he says to them, Whose [is] this image and superscription? 20 and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?"
21 They say to him, Caesar's. Then he says to them, Pay then what is Caesar's to Caesar, and what is God's 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 when they heard [him], they wondered, and left him, and went away. 22 When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away.
23 On that day came to him Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection; and they demanded of him, 23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question.
24 saying, Teacher, Moses said, If any one 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 Now there were with us seven brethren; and the first having married died, and not having seed, 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 seven. 26 The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh.
27 And last of all the woman also died. 27 Finally, the woman died.
28 In the resurrection therefore 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 err, not knowing the scriptures 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 resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are as angels 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 But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read what 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 God of [the] dead, but of [the] 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 when the crowds heard [it] they were astonished at his doctrine. 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.
34 But the Pharisees, having heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, were gathered together. 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.
35 And one of them, a lawyer, demanded, tempting him, and saying, 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
36 Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law? 36 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"
37 And he said to him, Thou shalt love [the] Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy 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 [the] great and first commandment. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.
39 And [the] second is like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
40 On these two commandments the whole law and the prophets hang. 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."
41 And the Pharisees being gathered together, Jesus demanded of them, 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
42 saying, What think ye concerning the Christ? whose son is he? They say to him, David's. 42 "What do you think about the Christ ? Whose son is he?" "The son of David," they replied.
43 He says to them, How then does David in 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 on my right hand until I put thine enemies under thy feet? 44 " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet." '
45 If therefore David 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 did any one dare from that day to 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.