22:1 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said,
22:1 And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables and said:

22:2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,
22:2 "The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son,

22:3 And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.
22:3 "and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to come.

22:4 Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and [my] fatlings [are] killed, and all things [are] ready: come unto the marriage.
22:4 "Again, he sent out other servants, saying, 'Tell those who are invited, "See, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fatted cattle are killed, and all things are ready. Come to the wedding."'

22:5 But they made light of [it], and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise:
22:5 "But they made light of it and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his business.

22:6 And the remnant took his servants, and entreated [them] spitefully, and slew [them].
22:6 "And the rest seized his servants, treated them spitefully, and killed them.

22:7 But when the king heard [thereof], he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
22:7 "But when the king heard about it, he was furious. And he sent out his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

22:8 Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.
22:8 "Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.

22:9 Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.
22:9 'Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.'

22:10 So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests.
22:10 "So those servants went out into the highways and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests.

22:11 And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:
22:11 "But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment.

22:12 And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.
22:12 "So he said to him, 'Friend, how did you come in here without a wedding garment?' And he was speechless.

22:13 Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast [him] into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
22:13 "Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

22:14 For many are called, but few [are] chosen.
22:14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."

22:15 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in [his] talk.
22:15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted how they might entangle Him in His talk.

22:16 And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any [man]: for thou regardest not the person of men.
22:16 And they sent to Him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are true, and teach the way of God in truth; nor do You care about anyone, for You do not regard the person of men.

22:17 Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?
22:17 "Tell us, therefore, what do You think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

22:18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, [ye] hypocrites?
22:18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, "Why do you test Me, you hypocrites?

22:19 Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny.
22:19 "Show Me the tax money." So they brought Him a denarius.

22:20 And he saith unto them, Whose [is] this image and superscription?
22:20 And He said to them, "Whose image and inscription is this?"

22:21 They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.
22:21 They said to Him, "Caesar's." And He said to them, "Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

22:22 When they had heard [these words], they marvelled, and left him, and went their way.
22:22 When they had heard these words, they marveled, and left Him and went their way.

22:23 The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,
22:23 The same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Him and asked Him,

22:24 Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
22:24 saying: "Teacher, Moses said that if a man dies, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife and raise up offspring for his brother.

22:25 Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
22:25 "Now there were with us seven brothers. The first died after he had married, and having no offspring, left his wife to his brother.

22:26 Likewise the second also, and the third, unto the seventh.
22:26 "Likewise the second also, and the third, even to the seventh.

22:27 And last of all the woman died also.
22:27 "Last of all the woman died also.

22:28 Therefore in the resurrection whose wife shall she be of the seven? for they all had her.
22:28 "Therefore, in the resurrection, whose wife of the seven will she be? For they all had her."

22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.
22:29 Jesus answered and said to them, "You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God.

22:30 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.
22:30 "For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven.

22:31 But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying,
22:31 "But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God, saying,

22:32 I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
22:32 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living."

22:33 And when the multitude heard [this], they were astonished at his doctrine.
22:33 And when the multitudes heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

22:34 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.
22:34 But when the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together.

22:35 Then one of them, [which was] a lawyer, asked [him a question], tempting him, and saying,
22:35 Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying,

22:36 Master, which [is] the great commandment in the law?
22:36 "Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?"

22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
22:37 Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'

22:38 This is the first and great commandment.
22:38 "This is the first and great commandment.

22:39 And the second [is] like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
22:39 "And the second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'

22:40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
22:40 "On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets."

22:41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
22:41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,

22:42 Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, [The Son] of David.
22:42 saying, "What do you think about the Christ? Whose Son is He?" They said to Him, "The Son of David."

22:43 He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying,
22:43 He said to them, "How then does David in the Spirit call Him 'Lord,' saying:

22:44 The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool?
22:44 'The LORD said to my Lord, "Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool"'?

22:45 If David then call him Lord, how is he his son?
22:45 "If David then calls Him 'Lord,' how is He his Son?"

22:46 And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any [man] from that day forth ask him any more [questions].
22:46 And no one was able to answer Him a word, nor from that day on did anyone dare question Him anymore.