Parallel Bible results for Luke 14:10-20

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Luke 14:10-20

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. 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. NIV 11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." NIV 11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." 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. 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. NIV 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, NIV 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." 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." 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." NIV 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. 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.' 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.' 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.' 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.' 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.' 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.' NIV 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.'