Matthew 25:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

New Living Translation
“Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

English Standard Version
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Berean Study Bible
“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

New American Standard Bible
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

NASB 1995
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

NASB 1977
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Amplified Bible
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Christian Standard Bible
“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

Contemporary English Version
The kingdom of heaven is like what happened one night when ten young women took their oil lamps and went to a wedding to meet the groom.

Good News Translation
"At that time the Kingdom of heaven will be like this. Once there were ten young women who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"When the end comes, the kingdom of heaven will be like ten bridesmaids. They took their oil lamps and went to meet the groom.

International Standard Version
"At that time, the kingdom from heaven will be comparable to ten bridesmaids who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the groom.

NET Bible
"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

New King James Version
“Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

King James 2000 Bible
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

New Heart English Bible
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

World English Bible
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

American King James Version
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

American Standard Version
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

A Faithful Version
"Then shall the kingdom of heaven be compared to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Darby Bible Translation
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

English Revised Version
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then ye kingdome of heauen shalbe likened vnto tenne virgins, which tooke their lampes, and went foorth to meete the bridegrome.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Then shall the kyngdome of heauen be lykened vnto ten virgins, which toke their lampes, and went to meete the brydegrome.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then shal the kyngdome of heauen be like vnto ten virgins, which toke their lapes, and wente forth to mete the brydegome.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Then ye kyngdome of heven shalbe lykened vnto .x. virgins which toke their lampes and wet to mete the brydgrome:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“Then will the kingdom of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom;

Berean Literal Bible
Then the kingdom of the heavens will be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Young's Literal Translation
'Then shall the reign of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom;

Smith's Literal Translation
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who having taken their lanterns, went forth to the meeting of the bridegroom.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Then the kingdom of the heavens will be likened to ten virgins, who having taken their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
THEN shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.

Catholic Public Domain Version
“Then the kingdom of heaven shall be like ten virgins, who, taking their lamps, went out to meet the groom and the bride.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be compared to ten virgins; the same took their lamps and went to meet the groom and the bride.

Lamsa Bible
THEN the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to greet the bridegroom and the bride.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bride-groom.

Godbey New Testament
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins, who taking their lamps, went out to meet the bridegroom.

Haweis New Testament
THEN shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Mace New Testament
The kingdom of the Messiah will then be such, as when ten virgins took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Weymouth New Testament
"Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Worrell New Testament
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be likened to ten virgins, who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Worsley New Testament
Then will the kingdom of heaven be like ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom: and five of them were wise,








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