Matthew 22:4
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English Standard Version
Again he sent other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who are invited, “See, I have prepared my dinner, my oxen and my fat calves have been slaughtered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding feast.”’

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
Again he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them that are bidden, Behold, I have made ready my dinner; my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come to the marriage feast.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Again he sent other servants, saying: Tell them that were invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my beeves and fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come ye to the marriage.

English Revised Version
Again he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them that are bidden, Behold, I have made ready my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come to the marriage feast.

Webster's Bible Translation
Again, he sent other servants, saying, Tell them who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come to the marriage.

Weymouth New Testament
"Again he sent other servants with a message to those who were invited. "'My breakfast is now ready," he said, 'my bullocks and fat cattle are killed, and every preparation is made: come to the wedding.'

Matthew 22:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Dinner (ἄριστον)

Not the principal meal of the day, but a noon-breakfast; luncheon.

Fatlings (σιτιστὰ)

From σῖτος, corn, grain, or food generally. Properly animals especially fed up or fatted for a feast.

Matthew 22:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

other.

Luke 10:1-16 After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place...

Luke 24:46,47 And said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day...

Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you: and you shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem...

Acts 11:19,20 Now they which were scattered abroad on the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch...

Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you...

Acts 28:17 And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said to them...

*etc:

Behold.

Proverbs 9:1,2 Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars...

Songs 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey...

John 6:50-57 This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die...

Romans 8:32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

1 Corinthians 5:7,8 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, as you are unleavened...

and all.

Matthew 22:8 Then said he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.

Nehemiah 9:17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks...

Psalm 86:5 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you.

Luke 14:17 And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready.

Cross References
Proverbs 9:2
She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table.

Proverbs 15:17
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.

Matthew 21:36
Again he sent other servants, more than the first. And they did the same to them.

Matthew 22:5
But they paid no attention and went off, one to his farm, another to his business,

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