Matthew 25:1
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English Standard Version
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

King James Bible
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

American Standard Version
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
THEN shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.

English Revised Version
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Weymouth New Testament
"Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:1 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Lamps (λαμπάδας)

Lit., torches. Probably a short, wooden stem held in the hand, with a dish at the top, in which was a piece of cloth dipped in oil or pitch.

Matthew 25:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Then.

Matthew 24:42-51 Watch therefore: for you know not what hour your Lord does come...

Luke 21:34-36 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

the kingdom.

Matthew 3:2 And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 13:24,31,38,44,45,47 Another parable put he forth to them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man which sowed good seed in his field...

Matthew 20:1 For the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder...

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

Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed...

ten.

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 1:3 Because of the smell of your good ointments your name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love you.

Songs 5:8,16 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him, that I am sick of love...

Songs 6:1,8,9 Where is your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? where is your beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with you...

1 Corinthians 11:2 Now I praise you, brothers, that you remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.

Revelation 14:4 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb wherever he goes...

which.

Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Luke 12:35,36 Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning...

Philippians 2:15,16 That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation...

went.

2 Timothy 4:8 From now on there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day...

Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;

2 Peter 1:13-15 Yes, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance...

2 Peter 3:12,13 Looking for and hastening to the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved...

the bridegroom.

Matthew 9:15 And Jesus said to them, Can the children of the bridal chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come...

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

Psalm 45:9-11 Kings' daughters were among your honorable women: on your right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir...

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 62:4,5 You shall no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall your land any more be termed Desolate: but you shall be called Hephzibah...

Mark 2:19,20 And Jesus said to them, Can the children of the bridal chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them...

Luke 5:34,35 And he said to them, Can you make the children of the bridal chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them...

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 5:25-33 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it...

Revelation 19:7 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.

Revelation 21:2,9 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband...

Cross References
Matthew 13:24
He put another parable before them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field,

Matthew 25:7
Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps.

Luke 12:35
"Stay dressed for action and keep your lamps burning,

John 3:29
The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom's voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.

John 18:3
So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Acts 20:8
There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered.

Revelation 4:5
From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God,

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