New Living Translation
When the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
King James Bible
While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
Darby Bible Translation
Now the bridegroom tarrying, they all grew heavy and slept.
World English Bible
Now while the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.
Young's Literal Translation
'And the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and were sleeping,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:5 While the bridegroom delayed - That is, before they were called to attend him, they all slumbered and slept - Were easy and quiet, the wise enjoying a true, the foolish a false peace.
LibraryThe King on his Judgment Throne
'When the Son of Man shall come in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His glory: 32. And before Him shall be gathered all nations: and He shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats: 33. And He shall set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. 34. Then shall the King say unto them on His right hand, Come, ye blessed of My Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxv. 1, "Then Shall the Kingdom of Heaven be Likened unto Ten virgins. "
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxv. 24, Etc. , Where the Slothful Servant who Would not Put Out the Talent He had Received, is Condemned.
The Two Talents
But what if the servant is evil and thinks, 'My master won't be back for a while,'
but the other five were wise enough to take along extra oil.
"At midnight they were roused by the shout, 'Look, the bridegroom is coming! Come out and meet him!'
Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah to come out of the sanctuary, wondering why he was taking so long.
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