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Matthew 22

TNIV 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: NIV 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: TNIV 2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. NIV 2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. TNIV 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. NIV 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. TNIV 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.' NIV 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.' TNIV 5 "But they paid no attention and went off--one to his field, another to his business. NIV 5 "But they paid no attention and went off--one to his field, another to his business. TNIV 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them. NIV 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them. TNIV 7 The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city. NIV 7 The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city. TNIV 8 "Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come. NIV 8 "Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come. TNIV 9 Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.' NIV 9 Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.' TNIV 10 So the servants went out into the streets and gathered all the people they could find, the bad as well as the good, and the wedding hall was filled with guests. NIV 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. TNIV 11 "But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes. NIV 11 "But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes. TNIV 12 'Friend,' he asked, 'how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' The man was speechless. NIV 12 'Friend,' he asked, 'how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' The man was speechless. TNIV 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.' NIV 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.' TNIV 14 "For many are invited, but few are chosen." NIV 14 "For many are invited, but few are chosen." TNIV 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. NIV 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. TNIV 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. "Teacher," they said, "we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren't swayed by others, because you pay no attention to who they are. NIV 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. TNIV 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay the imperial tax to Caesar or not?" NIV 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" TNIV 18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me? NIV 18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, "You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me? TNIV 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius, NIV 19 Show me the coin used for paying the tax." They brought him a denarius, TNIV 20 and he asked them, "Whose image is this? And whose inscription?" NIV 20 and he asked them, "Whose portrait is this? And whose inscription?" TNIV 21 "Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give back to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's." NIV 21 "Caesar's," they replied. Then he said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's." TNIV 22 When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away. NIV 22 When they heard this, they were amazed. So they left him and went away. TNIV 23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question. NIV 23 That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question. TNIV 24 "Teacher," they said, "Moses told us that if a man dies without having children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for him. NIV 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. TNIV 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. NIV 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. TNIV 26 The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh. NIV 26 The same thing happened to the second and third brother, right on down to the seventh. TNIV 27 Finally, the woman died. NIV 27 Finally, the woman died. TNIV 28 Now then, at the resurrection, whose wife will she be of the seven, since all of them were married to her?" NIV 28 Now then, at the resurrection, whose wife will she be of the seven, since all of them were married to her?" TNIV 29 Jesus replied, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God. NIV 29 Jesus replied, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God. TNIV 30 At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven. NIV 30 At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven. TNIV 31 But about the resurrection of the dead--have you not read what God said to you, NIV 31 But about the resurrection of the dead--have you not read what God said to you, TNIV 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." NIV 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." TNIV 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching. NIV 33 When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching. TNIV 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. NIV 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. TNIV 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: NIV 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: TNIV 36 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" NIV 36 "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" TNIV 37 Jesus replied: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' NIV 37 Jesus replied: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' TNIV 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. NIV 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. TNIV 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' NIV 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' TNIV 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." NIV 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." TNIV 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, NIV 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, TNIV 42 "What do you think about the Messiah? Whose son is he?" "The son of David," they replied. NIV 42 "What do you think about the Christ ? Whose son is he?" "The son of David," they replied. TNIV 43 He said to them, "How is it then that David, speaking by the Spirit, calls him 'Lord'? For he says, NIV 43 He said to them, "How is it then that David, speaking by the Spirit, calls him 'Lord'? For he says, TNIV 44 " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet." ' NIV 44 " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet." ' TNIV 45 If then David calls him 'Lord,' how can he be his son?" NIV 45 If then David calls him 'Lord,' how can he be his son?" TNIV 46 No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions. NIV 46 No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions.