Parallel Bible results for Matthew 25:1-13

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Matthew 25:1-13

CEB 1 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten young bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom. NRS 1 "Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. CEB 2 Now five of them were wise, and the other five were foolish. NRS 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. CEB 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but didn't bring oil for them. NRS 3 When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them; CEB 4 But the wise ones took their lamps and also brought containers of oil. NRS 4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. CEB 5 “When the groom was late in coming, they all became drowsy and went to sleep. NRS 5 As the bridegroom was delayed, all of them became drowsy and slept. CEB 6 But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Look, the groom! Come out to meet him.' NRS 6 But at midnight there was a shout, "Look! Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.' CEB 7 “Then all those bridesmaids got up and prepared their lamps. NRS 7 Then all those bridesmaids got up and trimmed their lamps. CEB 8 But the foolish bridesmaids said to the wise ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps have gone out.' NRS 8 The foolish said to the wise, "Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.' CEB 9 “But the wise bridesmaids replied, ‘No, because if we share with you, there won't be enough for our lamps and yours. We have a better idea. You go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.' NRS 9 But the wise replied, "No! there will not be enough for you and for us; you had better go to the dealers and buy some for yourselves.' CEB 10 But while they were gone to buy oil, the groom came. Those who were ready went with him into the wedding. Then the door was shut. NRS 10 And while they went to buy it, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went with him into the wedding banquet; and the door was shut. CEB 11 “Later the other bridesmaids came and said, ‘Lord, lord, open the door for us.' NRS 11 Later the other bridesmaids came also, saying, "Lord, lord, open to us.' CEB 12 “But he replied, ‘I tell you the truth, I don't know you.' NRS 12 But he replied, "Truly I tell you, I do not know you.' CEB 13 “Therefore, keep alert, because you don't know the day or the hour. NRS 13 Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.