Luke 14:22
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New International Version
"'Sir,' the servant said, 'what you ordered has been done, but there is still room.'

King James Bible
And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room.

Darby Bible Translation
And the bondman said, Sir, it is done as thou hast commanded, and there is still room.

World English Bible
"The servant said, 'Lord, it is done as you commanded, and there is still room.'

Young's Literal Translation
'And the servant said, Sir, it hath been done as thou didst command, and still there is room.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And yet there is room - On some occasions, so numerous are the guests that there is not room for them to sit in the court of the person who makes the feast, and a larger is therefore borrowed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

it is.

Acts 1:1-9:43 The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach...

and yet.

Psalm 103:6 The LORD executes righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

Psalm 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

John 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

Colossians 2:9 For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

1 Timothy 2:5,6 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus...

1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

Revelation 7:4-9 And I heard the number of them which were sealed...

Library
October 26. "Go Out into the Highways and Compel them to Come In" (Luke xiv. 23).
"Go out into the highways and compel them to come in" (Luke xiv. 23). In the great parable in the fourteenth chapter of Luke, giving an account of the great supper an ancient lord prepared for his friends and neighbors, and to which, when they asked to be excused, he invited the halt and the lame from the city slums and the lepers from outside the gate, there is a significant picture and object lesson of the program of Christianity in this age. In the first place, it is obvious to every thoughtful
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Lessons of a Feast
'And it came to pass, as He went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath day, that they watched Him. 2. And, behold, there was a certain man before Him which had the dropsy. 3. And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath day? 4. And they held their peace. And He took him, and healed him, and let him go; 5. And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cost of Discipleship must be Counted.
(Probably Peræa.) ^C Luke XIV. 25-35. ^c 25 Now there went with him great multitudes [he had hitherto spent but little time in Peræa, and the people were availing themselves of this opportunity to see and hear him]: and he turned, and said unto them, 26 If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. ["Hateth," as used here, is an example of phenomenal speech,
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Increasing Progression of Enthusiasm and of Exaltation.
It is clear that such a religious society, founded solely on the expectation of the kingdom of God, must be in itself very incomplete. The first Christian generation lived almost entirely upon expectations and dreams. On the eve of seeing the world come to an end, they regarded as useless everything which only served to prolong it. Possession of property was interdicted.[1] Everything which attaches man to earth, everything which draws him aside from heaven, was to be avoided. Although several of
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus

Cross References
Luke 14:21
"The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.'

Luke 14:23
"Then the master told his servant, 'Go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full.

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