Parallel Bible results for Luke 14:16-24

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Luke 14:16-24

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.' 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.' 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.' NIV 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.' 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. 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. NIV 24 I tell you, not one of those men 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.' "