Parallel Bible results for Matthew 25:1-6

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Matthew 25:1-6

NAS 1 "Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. NIV 1 "At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. NAS 2 "Five of them were foolish, and five were prudent. NIV 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. NAS 3 "For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, NIV 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. NAS 4 but the prudent took oil in flasks along with their lamps. NIV 4 The wise, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. NAS 5 "Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep. NIV 5 The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep. NAS 6 "But at midnight there was a shout, 'Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.' NIV 6 "At midnight the cry rang out: 'Here's the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!'