New Living Translation
"The king was furious, and he sent out his army to destroy the murderers and burn their town.
King James Bible
But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
Darby Bible Translation
And when the king heard of it he was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
World English Bible
When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
Young's Literal Translation
'And the king having heard, was wroth, and having sent forth his soldiers, he destroyed those murderers, and their city he set on fire;
Matthew 22:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:7 The king sending forth his troops - The Roman armies employed of God for that purpose. Destroyed those murderers - Primarily the Jews.
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
Others seized his messengers and insulted them and killed them.
And he said to his servants, 'The wedding feast is ready, and the guests I invited aren't worthy of the honor.
And as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king--bring them in and execute them right here in front of me.'"
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