Parallel Bible results for Matthew 22:1-6

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Matthew 22:1-6

NIV 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: NIV 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: NIV 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. 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. 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. 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.' 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.' NIV 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. NIV 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them. NIV 6 The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them.