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Five of them were foolish, and the other five were wise.
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And five of them were foolish and five wise.
Matthew 7:24-27 Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock, . . .
Matthew 13:19-23,38-43,47,48 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side. . . .
Matthew 22:10,11 And his servants going forth into the ways, gathered together all that they found, both bad and good: and the marriage was filled with guests. . . .
Jeremiah 24:2 One basket had very good figs, like the figs of the first season: and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, because they were bad.
1 Corinthians 10:1-5 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that our fathers were all under the cloud: and all passed through the sea. . . .
1 John 2:19 They went out from us but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us: but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us.
Jude 1:5 I will therefore admonish you, though ye once knew all things, that Jesus, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, did afterwards destroy them that believed not.
ContextThe Parable of the Ten Virgins
1Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. 2And five of them were foolish and five wise. 3But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them.…
Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock,
Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves.
Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season?
But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them.
But the wise took oil in their vessels with the lamps.
The wise answered, saying: Lest perhaps there be not enough for us and for you, go ye rather to them that sell and buy for yourselves.
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