Luke 5:34
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English Standard Version
And Jesus said to them, “Can you make wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them?

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Can ye make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Douay-Rheims Bible
To whom he said: Can you make the children of the bridegroom fast, whilst the bridegroom is with them?

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto them, Can ye make the sons of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Can ye make the children of the bride-chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Weymouth New Testament
"Can you compel the bridal party to fast," replied Jesus, "so long as they have the bridegroom among them?

Luke 5:34 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Children of the bride-chamber

Better, as Rev., sons (υἱοὺς). See on Mark 2:19.

Luke 5:34 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the children.

Judges 14:10,11 So his father went down to the woman: and Samson made there a feast; for so used the young men to do...

Psalm 45:14 She shall be brought to the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought to you.

Songs 2:6,7 His left hand is under my head, and his right hand does embrace me...

Songs 3:10,11 He made the pillars thereof of silver, the bottom thereof of gold, the covering of it of purple...

Songs 5:8 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him, that I am sick of love.

Songs 6:1 Where is your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? where is your beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with you.

Matthew 25:1-10 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom...

Revelation 19:7-9 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife has made herself ready...

bridegroom.

Psalm 45:10-16 Listen, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear; forget also your own people, and your father's house...

Isaiah 54:5 For your Maker is your husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and your Redeemer the Holy One of Israel...

Isaiah 62:5 For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall your sons marry you: and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride...

Zephaniah 3:17 The LORD your God in the middle of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will rest in his love...

Matthew 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is like to a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

John 3:29 He that has the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which stands and hears him...

2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband...

Ephesians 5:25-27 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it...

Cross References
Matthew 9:15
And Jesus said to them, "Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.

Luke 5:33
And they said to him, "The disciples of John fast often and offer prayers, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours eat and drink."

Luke 5:35
The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast in those days."

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