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Luke 14

TNIV 1 One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. NIV 1 One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. TNIV 2 There in front of him was a man suffering from abnormal swelling of his body. NIV 2 There in front of him was a man suffering from dropsy. TNIV 3 Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?" NIV 3 Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?" TNIV 4 But they remained silent. So taking hold of the man, he healed him and sent him on his way. NIV 4 But they remained silent. So taking hold of the man, he healed him and sent him away. TNIV 5 Then he asked them, "If one of you has a child or an ox that falls into a well on the Sabbath day, will you not immediately pull it out?" NIV 5 Then he asked them, "If one of you has a son or an ox that falls into a well on the Sabbath day, will you not immediately pull him out?" TNIV 6 And they had nothing to say. NIV 6 And they had nothing to say. TNIV 7 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable: NIV 7 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable: TNIV 8 "When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited. NIV 8 "When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited. TNIV 9 If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, 'Give this person your seat.' Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place. NIV 9 If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, 'Give this man your seat.' Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place. TNIV 10 But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all the other guests. NIV 10 But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all your fellow guests. TNIV 11 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted." NIV 11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." TNIV 12 Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. NIV 12 Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. TNIV 13 But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, NIV 13 But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, TNIV 14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous." NIV 14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous." TNIV 15 When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed are those who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God." NIV 15 When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God." TNIV 16 Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. NIV 16 Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. TNIV 17 At the time of the banquet he sent his servant to tell those who had been invited, 'Come, for everything is now ready.' NIV 17 At the time of the banquet he sent his servant to tell those who had been invited, 'Come, for everything is now ready.' TNIV 18 "But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, 'I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.' NIV 18 "But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, 'I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.' TNIV 19 "Another said, 'I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.' NIV 19 "Another said, 'I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.' TNIV 20 "Still another said, 'I just got married, so I can't come.' NIV 20 "Still another said, 'I just got married, so I can't come.' TNIV 21 "The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.' NIV 21 "The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.' TNIV 22 " 'Sir,' the servant said, 'what you ordered has been done, but there is still room.' NIV 22 " 'Sir,' the servant said, 'what you ordered has been done, but there is still room.' TNIV 23 "Then the master told his servant, 'Go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full. NIV 23 "Then the master told his servant, 'Go out to the roads and country lanes and make them come in, so that my house will be full. TNIV 24 I tell you, not one of those who were invited will get a taste of my banquet.' " NIV 24 I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will get a taste of my banquet.' " TNIV 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: NIV 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: TNIV 26 "If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters--yes, even life itself--such a person cannot be my disciple. NIV 26 "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters--yes, even his own life--he cannot be my disciple. TNIV 27 And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. NIV 27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. TNIV 28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won't you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? NIV 28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? TNIV 29 For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule you, NIV 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, TNIV 30 saying, 'This person began to build and wasn't able to finish.' NIV 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.' TNIV 31 "Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Won't he first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? NIV 31 "Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? TNIV 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace. NIV 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace. TNIV 33 In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples. NIV 33 In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple. TNIV 34 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? NIV 34 "Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? TNIV 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out. "Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear." NIV 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out. "He who has ears to hear, let him hear."