New Living Translation
Well, suppose there were seven brothers. The oldest one married and then died without children, so his brother married the widow.
King James Bible
Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother:
Darby Bible Translation
Now there were with us seven brethren; and the first having married died, and not having seed, left his wife to his brother.
World English Bible
Now there were with us seven brothers. The first married and died, and having no seed left his wife to his brother.
Young's Literal Translation
'And there were with us seven brothers, and the first having married did die, and not having seed, he left his wife to his brother;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:25 Now there were with us seven brethren - This story seems to have been a kind of common - place objection, which no doubt they brought upon all occasions.
LibraryThe Wedding Garment
The parable may be discoursed upon under five heads. Here is an enemy at the feast; here is the king at the feast; that king becomes the judge at the feast; and hence the enemy becomes the criminal at the feast; and swiftly is removed by the executioner at the feast. I. We see in the text AN ENEMY AT THE FEAST. He came into the banquet when he was bidden, but he came only in appearance, he came not in heart. The banquet was intended for the honour of the son, but this man meant not so; he was willing …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
The Parable of the Wedding Feast
Making Light of Christ
The Beatific vision
"Teacher, Moses said, 'If a man dies without children, his brother should marry the widow and have a child who will carry on the brother's name.'
But the second brother also died, and the third brother married her. This continued with all seven of them.
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