New Living Translation
And he said to his servants, 'The wedding feast is ready, and the guests I invited aren't worthy of the honor.
King James Bible
Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.
Darby Bible Translation
Then he says to his bondmen, The wedding feast is ready, but those invited were not worthy;
World English Bible
"Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited weren't worthy.
Young's Literal Translation
then saith he to his servants, The marriage-feast indeed is ready, and those called were not worthy,
Matthew 22:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:8 Go into the highways - The word properly signifies, the by - ways, or turnings of the road.
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
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.
"The king was furious, and he sent out his army to destroy the murderers and burn their town.
Now go out to the street corners and invite everyone you see.'
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