English Standard Version
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son,
King James Bible
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,
American Standard Version
The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,
The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king, who made a marriage for his son.
English Revised Version
The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a certain king, which made a marriage feast for his son,
Webster's Bible Translation
The kingdom of heaven is like to a certain king, who made a marriage for his son,
Weymouth New Testament
"The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "may be compared to a king who celebrated the marriage of his son,
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Made a marriage (ἐποίησεν γάμους)
But the phrase refers to the marriage-feast, rather than to the marriage-ceremony. In Esther 9:22, the word is used of feasting without any reference to a marriage. Rev., a marriage-feast.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He put another parable before them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field,
And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying,
and be like men who are waiting for their master to come home from the wedding feast, so that they may open the door to him at once when he comes and knocks.
But he said to him, "A man once gave a great banquet and invited many.
Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.
Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his Bride has made herself ready;
And the angel said to me, "Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb." And he said to me, "These are the true words of God."
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