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

King James Bible
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise:

American Standard Version
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they neglected, and went their own ways, one to his farm, and another to his merchandise.

English Revised Version
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise:

Webster's Bible Translation
But they made light of it, and went, one to his farm, another to his merchandise.

Weymouth New Testament
"They however gave no heed, but went, one to his home in the country, another to his business;

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Vincent's Word Studies

Made light of it (ἀμελήσαντες)

Not in the sense of jeering. They simply gave it no heed.

His farm (ἴδιον ἀγρόν)

Rev., his own farm; bringing out the contrast between his selfish interest and the respect due to his king. Compare 2 Chronicles 30:10.

Matthew 22:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they.

Genesis 19:14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place...

Genesis 25:34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way...

Psalm 106:24,25 Yes, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word...

Proverbs 1:7,24,25 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction...

Acts 2:13 Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.

Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go your way for this time...

Romans 2:4 Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering...

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord...

one.

Matthew 13:22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches...

Matthew 24:38,39 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage...

Luke 14:18-20 And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said to him, I have bought a piece of ground...

Luke 17:26-32 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man...

Romans 8:6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

2 Timothy 3:4 Traitors, heady, high minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

1 John 2:15,16 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him...

Cross References
Matthew 22:4
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."'

Matthew 22:6
while the rest seized his servants, treated them shamefully, and killed them.

John 2:16
And he told those who sold the pigeons, "Take these things away; do not make my Father's house a house of trade."

2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with false words. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

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