A dinner or a supper (ariston h deipnon). More exactly, a breakfast or a dinner with distinction between them as already shown. This is a parable for the host as one had just been given for the guests, though Luke does not term this a parable. Call not (mh pwnei). Mh and the present imperative active, prohibiting the habit of inviting only friends. It is the exclusive invitation of such guests that Jesus condemns. There is a striking parallel to this in Plato's Phaedrus 233. Recompense (antapodoma). In the form of a return invitation. Like anti in "bid thee again" (antikaleswsin).