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Matthew 22 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

Wycliffe (WYC) New International Version (NIV)
1 And Jesus answered, and spake again in parables to them, and said, 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying:
2 The kingdom of heavens is made like to a king that made weddings to his son. [The kingdom of heavens is like to a man king that made weddings to his son.] 2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.
3 And he sent his servants to call men that were bidden to the weddings, 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 servants, and said [saying], Say to the men that be bidden to the feast, Lo! I have made ready my meat, my bulls and my volatiles be slain [my bulls and my volatiles, or my fat beasts, be slain], and all things be ready; come ye to the weddings. 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 despised, and went forth, one into his town, another to his merchandise. [Soothly they despised, or reckoned not, and they went away, one into his vineyard, forsooth another to his merchandise.] 5 "But they paid no attention and went off--one to his field, another to his business.
6 But [the] others held his servants, and tormented them, and slew [them]. 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them.
7 But the king, when he had heard, was wroth; and he sent his hosts, and destroyed those man-quellers, and burnt their city. 7 The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
8 Then he said to his servants [Then he saith to his servants], The weddings be ready, but they that were called to the feast, 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 Therefore go ye into the ends of ways, and whomever ye find, call ye to the weddings. [Therefore go ye to the outgoings, or ends, of ways, and whomever ye shall find, call to the weddings.] 9 Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.'
10 And his servants went out into the ways, and gathered together all that they found, good and evil; and the bridal [and the weddings] was full-filled with men sitting at the meat. 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 entered, to see men sitting at the meat; and he saw there a man not clothed with bride clothes [and he saw there a man not clothed with bridal clothes]. 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 said to him, Friend, how enteredest thou hither without bride clothes [And he saith to him, Friend, how enteredest thou hither, not having bride clothes]? And he was dumb. 12 'Friend,' he asked, 'how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' The man was speechless.
13 Then the king bade his ministers, Bind him both hands and feet, and send ye him into outer-more darknesses; there shall be weeping and grinding of teeth. [Then the king said to the ministers, His hands and feet bound, send ye him into utter-more darknesses; there shall be weeping and beating together 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 be called, but few be chosen. 14 "For many are invited, but few are chosen."
15 Then Pharisees went away, and took a counsel to take Jesus in word. [Then Pharisees, going away, took a counsel, that they should take him in word.] 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words.
16 And they send to him their disciples, with Herodians, and said [saying], Master, we know, that thou art soothfast, and thou teachest in truth the way of God, and thou carest not of any man [and there is no care, or charge, to thee of any man], for thou beholdest not the person 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 Therefore say to us, what seemeth to thee. Is it leaveful that tribute be given to the emperor, either nay [+Is it leaveful that tribute be given to Caesar, rent, or nay]? 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
18 And when Jesus had known the wickedness of them, he said, Hypocrites, what tempt ye me? 18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?
19 Show ye to me the print of the money. And they brought to him a penny. 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius,
20 And Jesus said to them [And Jesus saith to them], Whose is this image, and the writing above? 20 and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?"
21 They say to him, The emperor's. Then he said to them, Therefore yield ye to the emperor those things that be the emperor's, and to God those things that be of God. [+They say to him, Of Caesar. Then he saith to them, Therefore yield ye to Caesar those things that be Caesar's/those things that be of Caesar, and to God those things that be of 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 they heard, and wondered; and they left him, and went away. [And they hearing wondered; and, him left, they went away.] 22 When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away.
23 In that day Sadducees, that say there is no rising again to life [that say there is no rising again], came to him, and asked him, 23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question.
24 and said, Master, Moses said, if any man is dead [saying, Master, Moses said, if any man be dead], not having a son, that his brother wed his wife, and raise 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 seven brethren to us; and the first wedded a wife, and is dead. And he had no seed, and left his wife to his brother; [Forsooth seven brethren were with us; and the first, a wife wedded, is dead. And he 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 also the second, and the third, till to the seventh. 26 The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh.
27 But the last of all, [also] the woman is dead. 27 Finally, the woman died.
28 Also in the rising again to life [Therefore in the rising again], whose wife of the seven shall she be? 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 Jesus answered, and said to them, Ye err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the virtue 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 to life, neither they shall wed, neither shall be wedded [For in the rising again, neither they wed, neither be wedded]; but they be as the 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 And of the rising again of dead men, have ye not read, that [it] is said of the Lord, that saith to you [that it is said of the Lord, saying to you], 31 But about the resurrection of the dead--have you not read what God said to you,
32 I am God of Abraham, and God of Isaac, and God of Jacob? he is not God of dead men, but of living men. 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 the people hearing [And the companies hearing], wondered on his teaching. 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.
34 And the Pharisees heard that he had put silence to Sadducees, and came together. 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together.
35 And one of them, a teacher of the law, asked Jesus, and tempted him, [And one of them, a teacher of the law, asked Jesus, tempting him,] 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
36 Master, which is a great commandment in the law? 36 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"
37 Jesus said to him, Thou shalt love thy Lord God, of all thine heart, and in all thy soul, and in all thy mind [Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, of all thine heart, and of all thy soul, and in all thy mind]. 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 first and the most commandment. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.
39 And the second is like to this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
40 In these two commandments hangeth all the law and the prophets. 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."
41 And when the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
42 and said [saying], What seemeth to you of Christ, whose son is he? 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 David in spirit calleth him Lord, and saith [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 [thou] on my right half, till I put thine enemies a stool of thy feet? 44 " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet." '
45 Then if David calleth him Lord, how is he his son? 45 If then David calls him 'Lord,' how can he be his son?"
46 And no man might answer a word to him, neither any man was hardy from that day, to ask him more. 46 No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions.