New Living Translation
Jesus responded, "Do wedding guests fast while celebrating with the groom? Of course not.
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Can ye make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Can ye make the sons of the bridechamber fast when the bridegroom is with them?
World English Bible
He said to them, "Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?
Young's Literal Translation
And he said unto them, 'Are ye able to make the sons of the bride-chamber -- in the bridegroom being with them -- to fast?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:34 Can ye make - That is, is it proper to make men fast and mourn, during a festival solemnity?
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'And it came to pass on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present to heal them. 18. And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before Him. 19. And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the house-top, …
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Carried by Four
Jesus replied, "Do wedding guests mourn while celebrating with the groom? Of course not. But someday the groom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast.
One day some people said to Jesus, "John the Baptist's disciples fast and pray regularly, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees. Why are your disciples always eating and drinking?"
But someday the groom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast."
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