And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:…
The guest referred to was speechless because —
I. He could not plead ignorance of the will of the king who had invited him to the feast.
II. He could not plead that in his case the wedding garment was not necessary.
III. He could not plead that a wedding garment was not placed within his reach.
IV. He had despised the wedding garment.
V. He was overwhelmed with a sense of guilt. Learn the worthlessness of mere profession, and the necessity of being prepared for coming judgment.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: