New Living Translation
The host will come and say, 'Give this person your seat.' Then you will be embarrassed, and you will have to take whatever seat is left at the foot of the table!
King James Bible
And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.
Darby Bible Translation
and he who invited thee and him come and say to thee, Give place to this man, and then thou begin with shame to take the last place.
World English Bible
and he who invited both of you would come and tell you, 'Make room for this person.' Then you would begin, with shame, to take the lowest place.
Young's Literal Translation
and he who did call thee and him having come shall say to thee, Give to this one place, and then thou mayest begin with shame to occupy the last place.
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LibraryThe Sin of Omission.
Matthew xix. 20.--"The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?" The narrative from which the text is taken is familiar to all readers of the Bible. A wealthy young man, of unblemished morals and amiable disposition, came to our Lord, to inquire His opinion respecting his own good estate. He asked what good thing he should do, in order to inherit eternal life. The fact that he applied to Christ at all, shows that he was not entirely at rest in his …
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This shamed his enemies, but all the people rejoiced at the wonderful things he did.
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