New American Standard Bible
"Later the other virgins also came, saying, 'Lord, lord, open up for us.'
King James Bible
Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.
Darby Bible Translation
Afterwards come also the rest of the virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us;
World English Bible
Afterward the other virgins also came, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us.'
Young's Literal Translation
and afterwards come also do the rest of the virgins, saying, Sir, sir, open to us;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Open unto us - This is not to be understood as implying that any will come after the righteous shall be admitted into the kingdom, and claim admission then. It is a part of the parable to illustrate the general truth inculcated, or to prepare the way for what is afterwards said, and to keep up the narrative and make it consistent.
Library'They that were Ready'
'They that were ready went in with him to the marriage.' --MATT. xxv. 10. It is interesting to notice the variety of aspects in which, in this long discourse, Jesus sets forth His Second Coming. It is like the flood that swept away a world. It is like a thief stealing through the dark, and breaking up a house. It is like a master reckoning with his servants. These three metaphors suggest solemn, one might almost say alarming, images. But then this parable comes in and tells how that coming is like …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Traders for the Master
Parable of the Talents (Matt. , xxv. , 14-30) Compared with that of the Pounds (Luke, xix. , 12).
The Ten virgins.
"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.
"Many will say to Me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?'
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
"But he answered, 'Truly I say to you, I do not know you.'
"Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, 'Lord, open up to us!' then He will answer and say to you, 'I do not know where you are from.'
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