Matthew 22:12
Good News Translation
'Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' the king asked him. But the man said nothing.

Contemporary English Version
The king asked, "Friend, why didn't you wear proper clothes for the wedding?" But the guest had no excuse.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he saith to him: Friend, how camest thou in hither not having on a wedding garment? But he was silent.

New American Bible
He said to him, ‘My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?’ But he was reduced to silence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he saith to him: Friend, how camest thou in hither not having on a wedding garment? But he was silent.

Friend.

Matthew 20:13 But he answering said to one of them: friend, I do thee no wrong: didst thou not agree with me for a penny?

Matthew 26:50 And Jesus said to him: Friend, whereto art thou come? Then they came up and laid hands on Jesus and held him.

how.

Matthew 5:20 For I tell you, that unless your justice abound more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Acts 5:2-11 And by fraud kept back part of the price of the land, his wife being privy thereunto: and bringing a certain part of it, laid it at the feet of the apostles. . . .

Acts 8:20-23 Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore, judge not before the time: until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts. And then shall every man have praise from God.

And he was.

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; because no man shall prevail by his own strength.

Job 5:16 And to the needy there shall be hope, but iniquity shall draw in her mouth.

Psalm 107:42 The just shall see, and shall rejoice, and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Jeremiah 2:23,26 How canst thou say: I am not polluted, I have not walked after Baalim? see thy ways in the valley, know what thou hast done: as a swift runner pursuing his course. . . .

Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God.

Titus 3:11 Knowing that he that is such an one is subverted and sinneth, being condemned by his own judgment.

Context
The Parable of the Banquet
11And the king went in to see the guests: and he saw there a man who had not on a wedding garment. 12And he saith to him: Friend, how camest thou in hither not having on a wedding garment? But he was silent. 13Then the king said to the waiters: Bind his hands and feet, and cast him into the exterior darkness. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.…
Cross References
Matthew 20:13
But he answering said to one of them: friend, I do thee no wrong: didst thou not agree with me for a penny?

Matthew 26:50
And Jesus said to him: Friend, whereto art thou come? Then they came up and laid hands on Jesus and held him.

Additional Translations
‘Friend,’ he asked, ‘how did you get in here without wedding clothes?’ But the man was speechless.

And he says to him, 'Friend, how did you enter here not having a wedding garment?' And he was speechless.

And he said to him, Friend, how came you in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.

and he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding-garment? And he was speechless.

And he says to him, [My] friend, how camest thou in here not having on a wedding garment? But he was speechless.

and he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding-garment? And he was speechless.

And he saith to him, Friend, how camest thou in hither, not having a wedding-garment? And he was speechless.

"'My friend,' he said, 'how is it that you came in here without a wedding robe?'

and he said to him, 'Friend, how did you come in here not wearing wedding clothing?' He was speechless.

and he saith to him, Comrade, how didst thou come in hither, not having clothing of the marriage-feast? and he was speechless.
Jump to Previous
Camest Clothes Clothing Comrade Friend Garment Guest's Hither Marriage-Feast Robe Speechless Wearing Wedding Wedding-Garment
Jump to Next
Camest Clothes Clothing Comrade Friend Garment Guest's Hither Marriage-Feast Robe Speechless Wearing Wedding Wedding-Garment
Links
Matthew 22:12 NIV
Matthew 22:12 NLT
Matthew 22:12 ESV
Matthew 22:12 NASB
Matthew 22:12 KJV

Matthew 22:12 Bible Apps
Matthew 22:12 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 22:12 Chinese Bible
Matthew 22:12 French Bible
Matthew 22:12 German Bible

Alphabetical: and asked clothes come did Friend get he here him how in man said speechless The to was wedding without you

NT Gospels: Matthew 22:12 And he said to him 'Friend how (Matt. Mat Mt) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Matthew 22:11
Top of Page
Top of Page