New International Version
"Later the others also came. 'Lord, Lord,' they said, 'open the door 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Afterwards came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord - Earnest prayer, when used in time, may do much good: but it appears, from this parable, that there may come a time when prayer even to Jesus may be too late! - viz. when the door is shut - when death has separated the body and the soul.
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Preached at Southsea for the Mission of the Good Shepherd. October 1871. St Matt. xxv. 34-37. "Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous …
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The Day of Judgment. Extracted from a Sermon by Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, and Martyr, 1555. (1)
Conclusion of Our Lord's Discourse. Parables of virgins and Talents. The Final Judgment.
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?'
"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
"But he replied, 'Truly I tell you, I don't know you.'
Once the owner of the house gets up and closes the door, you will stand outside knocking and pleading, 'Sir, open the door for us.' "But he will answer, 'I don't know you or where you come from.'
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