New Living Translation
Then the five foolish ones asked the others, 'Please give us some of your oil because our lamps are going out.'
King James Bible
And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
Darby Bible Translation
And the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our torches are going out.
World English Bible
The foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
Young's Literal Translation
and the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:8 Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out - Our faith is dead. What a time to discover this! Whether it mean the time of death, or of judgment. Unto which of the saints wilt thou then turn? Who can help thee at such a season?
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
Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God.
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.
"All the bridesmaids got up and prepared their lamps.
"But the others replied, 'We don't have enough for all of us. Go to a shop and buy some for yourselves.'
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