New International Version
"Another said, 'I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.'
King James Bible
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused.
Darby Bible Translation
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them; I pray thee hold me for excused.
World English Bible
"Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I must go try them out. Please have me excused.'
Young's Literal Translation
'And another said, Five yoke of oxen I bought, and I go on to prove them; I beg of thee, have me excused:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sent his servant - Messengers are sent to invite the guests to a Hindoo feast; when not only relations, but all persons of the same division of caste in the neighborhood, are invited. A refusal to attend is considered as a great affront.
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"But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, 'I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.'
"Still another said, 'I just got married, so I can't come.'
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