Matthew 22:14

14 For many are 1called, but few are 2chosen."

Matthew 22:14 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 22:14

For many are called, but few chosen.
] (See Gill on Matthew 20:16)

Matthew 22:14 In-Context

12 And he said to him, 'Friend, how did you get in here without a wedding garment?' And he was speechless.
13 Then the king said to the attendants, 'Bind him hand and foot and cast him into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
14 For many are called, but few are chosen."
15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted how to entangle him in his words.
16 And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God truthfully, and you do not care about anyone's opinion, for you are not swayed by appearances.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. Revelation 17:14
  • 2. Revelation 17:14
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